Health Physics News

June 2007

Highlights of the 28-page June 2007 issue of Health Physics News that includes the CHP News insert.

  • COVER — Highlights of the NCRP Forty-Third Annual Meeting, 16-17 April, Arlington, Virginia.
  • PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE — President Dodd encourages HPS members to "speak SI."
  • INSIDE THE BELTWAY — Connolly discusses three congressional bills to advance science and mathematics instruction.
  • EDITORIAL — Andy Karam tells of his experience while attending an astronomy meeting and how it differs from a health physics meeting.
  • COMMITTEE ACTIVITIES — Members of the Science Support Committee attended the National Science Teachers Association conference.
  • CHAPTER NEWS — HPS President-elect Kevin L. Nelson visited the Susquehanna Valley Chapter.
    • Members of the North Central Chapter named Larry Scheckel as the chapter's 2007 Outstanding Science Teacher.
  • AGENCY NEWS — The NRC issues security order to research and test reactors.
  • DÉJÀ VU? OR COULD IT BE DÉJÀ PO? — This article, written by Bela Kovach, is about the mysterious poisoning of Russian spy Litvinenko.
  • NOTES — Things to do at the 52nd Annual HPS meeting in Portland, Oregon, 8-12 July 2007.
    • Things to do at the 2008 Midyear Meeting in Oakland.
    • ORISE awarded five-year contract renewal with the U.S. NRC.
    • Silent auction will be held at the HPS meeting in Portland.
    • Obituaries: Henry Lee Fisher, Jr., John Howard Hubbell, Michael S. Terpilak
  • CALL FOR ABSTRACTS for the 2008 Midyear Topical Meeting.
  • ODDS AND ENDS — This month's Archives article is about blue topaz.
  • ADVERTISEMENTS — 9 display ads, 18 short courses, and 1 job are offered this month.

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