AIP History Center Newsletter
Volume XXXVIII , No. 2, Fall 2006


75 Years of Information that Matters

Photo of John Marburger and John Armstrong.

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On May 3, 2006 at the Cosmos Club in Washington, DC, physicists and policy makers gathered to commemorate the first meeting of the AIP Governing Board, held 75 years ago to the day in the Cosmos Club. A wide-ranging symposium, “Diverse Frontiers of Science,” featured talks from many noted scientists in a variety of fields. Later, a reception and dinner was held in honor of the anniversary. It was noted that several talks included a quote from Yogi Berra. The consensus of the speakers on the “end of physics” issue was, “It ain’t over ’til it’s over.”

Please visit the AIP web site at to see the program and speakers, including a historical overview by Center for History of Physics Director Spencer Weart.

Photo of Robert and Vera Rubin, and Gloria Lubkin.

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Past and Present Chairs and Executive Directors of AIP at the 75th Anniversary (L to R): Roland Schmitt, Marc Brodsky, Mildred Dresselhaus, William Koch, Hans Frauenfelder, Norman Ramsey, John Armstrong, Kenneth Ford.

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