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American Association of Physics Teachers

AAPT is a professional membership association of scientists dedicated to enhancing the understanding and appreciation of physics through teaching. AAPT was established in 1930 with the fundamental goal of ensuring the "dissemination of knowledge of physics, particularly by way of teaching."

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Wayne M. Saslow
in American Journal of Physics
When Enrico Fermi analyzed the magnetic interaction between the electron and Na, Cs, and Rb nuclei in 1930, he used the Dirac equation to compute the energy of an electron interacting with a point ...
John Essick, Jesse Kinder et al.
in American Journal of Physics
Steven A. Balbus
in American Journal of Physics
We show by direct calculation that the common equivalence principle explanation for why gravity must deflect light is quantitatively incorrect by a factor of three in Schwarzschild geometry. It is, ...

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