History of AIP: Programs

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Services broaden to include programs

J. Robert Oppenheimer at the dedication of the Niels Bohr Library, 1962.

Starting around 1950, the revenue generated from AIP-owned publications enabled the Institute to hire staff dedicated to programs that serve more broadly the Member Societies, individual physicists, and the public at large.

Several programs were added in the areas of education and careers, statistics, industry outreach and history.  Other programs were developed in the coming decades, in the areas of science news, media, and government relations. A few of the milestones include: