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- Overall, we rate The American Physical Society (APS) a pro-science source based on proper adherence to pro-scientific standards.
Bias Rating: PRO-SCIENCE
Factual Reporting: VERY HIGH
Press Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Organization/Foundation
Traffic/Popularity: Medium Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
Founded in 1899, The American Physical Society (APS) is the world’s second-largest organization of physicists. The Society publishes more than a dozen scientific journals, including the Physical Review and Physical Review Letters, and organizes more than twenty science meetings each year. APS is a member society of the American Institute of Physics.
Funded by / Ownership
The American Physical Society (APS) is a not-for-profit membership organization funded through donations and subscriptions.
Analysis / Bias
The APS primarily covers physics, with the society publishing more than a dozen scientific journals, including the prestigious Physical Review and Physical Review Letters. The website lists the journals they publish and allows one to read articles such as this A Unifying View of Thin-Plate Fracture. In general, APS is mostly an informational site about the organization but also publishes some hard science articles that are highly factual from their owned publications.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate The American Physical Society (APS) a pro-science source based on proper adherence to pro-scientific standards. (D. Van Zandt 9/24/2017) Updated (02/11/2022)
Last Updated on February 11, 2022 by Media Bias Fact Check