Interactions is published yearly by the Department of Physics at Carnegie Mellon University for its students, alumni and friends to inform them about the department and serve as a channel of communication for our community. Readers with comments or questions are urged to send them to Interactions. Fax to 412-681-0648 or phone 412-268- 2740. The department is headed by Scott Dodelson.

Editor-in-Chief
Scott Dodelson, Department Head

Editors
Jocelyn Duffy, Associate Dean for Communications
Barry Luokkala, Teaching Professor

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Matthew Salyers, Communications Manager

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Emily Payne, Matthew Salyers

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Jonah Bayer, Digital Producer
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