Comunicare fisica all'Americana

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I survey motivations for education and outreach initiatives in the American context and explore the value of communicating physics for physicists and for the wider society. I describe the roles of large institutions, professional organizations, and funding agencies and cite some individual actions, local activities, and coordinated national programs. I note the emergence of transnational enterprises--not only to carry out research, but to communicate physics. A brief appendix collects some useful internet resources.

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Quigg, Chris November 1, 2005.

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I survey motivations for education and outreach initiatives in the American context and explore the value of communicating physics for physicists and for the wider society. I describe the roles of large institutions, professional organizations, and funding agencies and cite some individual actions, local activities, and coordinated national programs. I note the emergence of transnational enterprises--not only to carry out research, but to communicate physics. A brief appendix collects some useful internet resources.

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  • Invited talk at Communicating Physics - Comunicare Fisica, Frascati, Italy, 24-27 Oct 2005

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  • Report No.: FERMILAB-CONF-05-490-T
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Quigg, Chris. Comunicare fisica all'Americana, article, November 1, 2005; Batavia, Illinois. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc873620/: accessed December 15, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.