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American Philosophical Society
During the extraordinary times of the COVID-19 pandemic, APS Council has passed a rare public resolution on behalf of the Membership calling on Congress to...
American Philosophical Society
The American Philosophical Society is pleased to welcome new Members elected to the Society in 2020. Election to the American Philosophical Society honors extraordinary accomplishments...
American Philosophical Society
Updated May 26, 2020 While onsite programs are on hold, there are many ways to engage with APS events and collections remotely in the coming...
American Philosophical Society
Image: Berkeley Lab Mina Jahan Bissell (APS 2007), Distinguished Senior Scientist of Biological Systems and Engineering Division at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, is the...
Charles Greifenstein
The APS has received the papers of physicist Freeman Dyson (APS 1976). In May 2019, Curator of Manuscripts Charles Greifenstein visited Dyson at the Institute...
Estelle Markel-Joyet
Athelstan Spilhaus was not only the owner of a truly unique name, he was also a geologist, oceanographer, inventor, science communicator, and president of The...
Marian Christ
Emma Seiler (1821-1886), the fifth woman elected to membership in the American Philosophical Society (1870), was born in Würzburg, Bavaria and came to Philadelphia in...
American Philosophical Society
Recorded sessions from the April 2019 General Meeting of the APS are now available online. Click on the links in the talk titles to see...