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Expatriate Physics Organizations

UNESCO article              

"Science in Africa?"

http://www.unesco.org/science/psd/focus/science_africa.pdf

Secrecy News

from the Federation of American Scientists Project on Government Secrecy

Explosive Remnants of War (ERW)

1. History of Land Mines:

http://www.landminesblow.com/Our_Service.html

2. US Department of State Milestones in Humanitarian Mine Action:

Development of the Landmine Threat and the Discipline of Humanitarian Mine

Action:

http://www.state.gov/t/pm/rls/fs/22948.htm

3. Latest issue of the Journal of Mine Action:

http://maic.jmu.edu/journal/10.1/index.htm

4. Cluster bomb information from the Federation of American Scientists Military Analysis Network:

http://maic.jmu.edu/journal/10.1/index.htm

5. Wikipedia on Cluster Bombs:

http://maic.jmu.edu/journal/10.1/index.htm

6. Human Rights Watch on Cluster Bombs

http://hrw.org/doc/?t=arms_clusterbombs

7. Department of State Compilation of Landmines http://www.state.gov/t/pm/rls/rpt/hk/2001/6961.htm

8. Electronic Mine Information Network

http://www.state.gov/t/pm/rls/rpt/hk/2001/6961.htm

9. Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons

http://disarmament.un.org/ccw/

 

Physics Today article              

"A look at Physics in Cuba", Angelo Baracca, Victor Fajer, and Carlos Rodriguez
http://www.physicstoday.org/vol-59/iss-9/pdf/vol59no9p42_48.pdf               

Copyright 2006 American Institute of Physics. This article may be downloaded for personal use only. Any other use requires prior permission of the author and the American Institute of Physics.

Scholars-At-Risk
http://scholarsatrisk.nyu.edu/

ITER, " ...the experimental step between today’s studies of plasma physics and tomorrow's electricity-producing fusion power plants"

http://www.iter.org/index.htm

International Linear Collider (ILC)

http://www.linearcollider.org/cms/

Third Word Academy of Science
http://www.twas.org

Newsletter of Sigma Xi, the Scientific Research Society, focusing on international issues and international activities of the Society. 

http://www.sigmaxi.org/programs/international/newsletter.shtml  

The Knowledge Economy site of the Development Gateway. Includes interesting items on science and technology in developing nations.   

http://topics.developmentgateway.org/knowledge

Bookmarks by John Daly. Lots of links on science and technology for development, including major reports on the topic.   

http://del.icio.us/stconsultant/S%26T4Dev+Reports

Newsletter of the American Chapter of the Indian Physics Association

http://theacipa.org/dec05_newsletter.htm

Funding sources for international collaborations

http://www-physics.ucsd.edu/~iksgrp/Funding.html
 

CERN: The European Center for Nuclear Research

http://public.web.cern.ch/Public/Welcome.htm

A communications resource from the world's particle physics laboratories.
http://www.interactions.org/cms/

News and information about the worlds light source facilities
http://www.lightsources.org/cms/

ICTP: The Abdus Salam International Center for Theoretical Physics in Trieste, Italy
http://www.ictp.it/

IPhO: The International Physics Olympiads for students
http://www.jyu.fi/tdk/kastdk/olympiads/