More papers are scheduled for the joint American Physical Society—American Association of Physics Teachers meeting in New York this year than for each of the two previous meetings. The meeting, to be held 1–4 February at the New York Hilton, will probably be better attended than its organizers originally expected; if the number of contributed papers is any guide to attendance, then cuts in funds will probably not keep as many physicists from participating as was earlier believed. According to William W. Havens Jr, executive secretary of the APS, a rush of contributed‐paper abstracts descended on the APS office at the deadline date.

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