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Image title: 
Alex Muller, Philip W. Anderson, M. Brian Maple, Paul C. W. Chu, Shoji Tanaka and Robert Cava explaining the new findings to attentive reporters
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The American Physical Society (APS) March Meeting of 1987 - The 'Woodstock of Physics' was held in New York City. The significance of this meeting was to announce the development of new, high-temperature superconducting materials. In the March 18 sessions papers were given, starting at 7:30pm and lasting until 3:15am. In this photo, scientists meet the press the day after the sessions. Explaining the new findings to attentive reporters are (seated at table, left to right) Alex Muller, Philip W. Anderson, M. Brian Maple, Paul C. W. Chu, Shoji Tanaka, Robert Cava.

Photo date: 
March 19, 1987
Original format: 
1 photographic print (black and white; 7 x 5 inches)
Muller, K. A. (Karl A.), 1927-
Chu, Ching-wu, 1941-
Tanaka, Shoji
Maple, M. Brian
Cava, Robert J.
Anderson, P. W. (Philip W.), 1923-