CMSO News, 2013
Plasma Podcast - Ellen Zweibel on pop.aip
August 26, 2013
Ellen Zweibel, University of Wisconsin-Madison
A review of microphysics and macrophysics of cosmic rays in Physics of Plasmas by Ellen Zweibel including has been highlighted with a podcast giving and overview.

About Ellen G. Zweibel
Ellen G. Zweibel is William L. Kraushaar Professor of Astronomy and Physics and Director of the Center for Magnetic Self Organization at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She received her AB degree in Mathematics from the University of Chicago in 1973 and her PhD in Astrophysical Sciences from Princeton University in 1977. After a postdoctoral appointment at the Institute for Advanced Study from 1977-1978 and a staff appointment at the High Altitude Observatory, she held a faculty position at the University of Colorado from 1981 to 2003, where she was also a Fellow of JILA. She moved to Wisconsin in 2003.

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Join Laboratory Astrophysics Division (LAD) of the AAS
April 10, 2013
Laboratory Astrophysics Division (LAD) of the AAS
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posted by Daniel W. Savin

We would like to encourage you to join the recently formed Laboratory Astrophysics Division (LAD) of the AAS. The object is to advance our understanding of the Universe through the promotion of fundamental theoretical and experimental research into the underlying processes that drive the Cosmos.

If you are already an AAS member, it is easy for you to join LAD by updating your membership as we now describe
1) Go to
2) Click on the ''sign in'' link near the upper right corner of the screen
3) Log in with your username and password
4) In the lowest left banner, click on the link ''Pay Your Dues''
5) In the top banner, click on the link ''Pay My Dues''
6) Expand the ''Optional Divisions'' banner
7) Select ''Laboratory Astrophysics Division Dues''
8) Click ''Add Selected Items to Cart''
9) Input payment details
10) Click on ''Submit Order''

If you are not an AAS member, but are a member of another recognized professional organization with interests related to laboratory astrophysics, you can join through the LAD membership page.

The Bylaws require that an application for affiliate membership shall be sponsored by at least two regular members of the Division. If you are interested in joining but do not know two LAD members, please submit your application anyway. It will be vetted by the LAD Steering Committee for approval.

Daniel Wolf Savin
Acting Secretary on behalf of the
Laboratory Astrophysics Division

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