Physics (journal)

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Discipline all of physics
Language English
Edited by Jessica Thomas
Publication details
American Physical Society (United States)
Publication history
2008 to present
Frequency new content every week
Free to all
ISSN 1943-2879

The journal/online publication named Physics is an online publication contains commentaries on the best of the peer-reviewed research published in the journals of the American Physical Society (APS). The Editor of Physics is Jessica Thomas.[1] It highlights papers in Physical Review Letters and the Physical Review family of journals.[2] The Editor in Chief of the APS is Gene D. Sprouse.

Brief History[edit]

Physics began publishing content in July 2008 and was formally announced in September 2008.[3]


Physics contains three types of commentaries on research papers published by the APS: journalistic articles (Focus), in depth pieces written by active researchers (Viewpoints), and short summaries of a research paper (Synopsis) written by editorial staff.[4] Physics is entirely free and readers also get free access to the underlying research papers on which the Physics commentaries are based.


  1. ^ [1] Physics Staff
  2. ^ [2] About the Physical Review Journals
  3. ^ [3] APS Announces Physics
  4. ^ [4] About Physics

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