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Volume 92,
Issue 5,
May 2024

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The American Journal of Physics publishes papers that will support, inform, and delight a diverse audience of college and university physics teachers. Contents include novel approaches to classroom and laboratory instruction, insightful articles on topics in classical and modern physics, apparatus notes, historical or cultural topics, book reviews, resource letters, and award talks.

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Editor's Picks
Eric Bertin
Granular matter like sand is composed of a large number of interacting grains and is, thus, expected to be amenable to a statistical physics treatment. Yet, the frictional properties of grains make ...
James B. R. Battat
Dark matter remains one of the most significant scientific mysteries of our time. This Resource Letter provides an overview of the astrophysical evidence for dark matter and describes the broad set ...
Andrés Vallejo
We introduce a natural way of visualizing the entropy production in heat transfer processes between a system and a thermal reservoir. This representation highlights the asymmetric character of the ...

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