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41991Volume 4, Issue5September 1991

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  • An APS Pledge Fulfilled

    It arrived the other day, and blew me away! The 1991 APS Membership Directory had a visceral impact that APS statistics, much as I love them, never have had. Oh, I've known for a long time that we've been growing at a phenomenal rate. Alan Kraut has described us as the fastest growing scientific society in the known universe, and he's right. I've also known for a while that we're big, and getting bigger. It was the 1991 Membership Directory, laying alongside of the 1990 edition, which made our growth and size — over 12,000 members — tangible. Awesome. Of course it is not the Directory, per se.

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