American Physical Society (APS)

Last updated on September 5th, 2021 at 08:19 pm

American Physical Society (APS) - Pro Science - Least Biased - Credible - Physics

Factual Reporting: Very High - Credible - Reliable


PRO-SCIENCE

These sources consist of legitimate science or are evidence-based through the use of credible scientific sourcing.  Legitimate science follows the scientific method, is unbiased, and does not use emotional words.  These sources also respect the consensus of experts in the given scientific field and strive to publish peer-reviewed science. Some sources in this category may have a slight political bias but adhere to scientific principles. See all Pro-Science sources.

  • Overall, we rate The American Physical Society (APS) a pro-science source based on proper adherence to pro-scientific standards. 

Detailed Report

Bias Rating: PRO-SCIENCE
Factual Reporting: VERY HIGH
Country: USA (44/180 Press Freedom)
Media Type: Organization/Foundation
Traffic/Popularity: High Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY

History

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.

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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.

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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 (9/5/2021)

Source: https://www.aps.org/

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