Major physicists’ group retracts Trump-friendly press release

Major physicists’ group retracts Trump-friendly press releaseAfter considerable pushback from the scientific community, the American Physical Society retracted a recent press release this week that congratulated climate skeptic Donald Trump on winning the presidential election. “The American Physical Society (APS) congratulates Donald Trump on being elected president of the United States of America,” the Wednesday statement read. APS, the world’s second-largest organization of physicists, urged the president-elect to adopt policies that prioritize science so the United States can reclaim its leadership role.

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