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APS Centennial Photographs Online

The APS Centennial meeting in Atlanta, Georgia, March 20-26, 1999 was attended by 11,400 physicists, making it the largest physics meeting in history.

Highlights included the presence of more than 40 Nobel laureates, a talk by Stephen Hawking, the unveiling of the Centennial physics wall chart, an international banquet attended by physicists from over 60 nations, a series of public lectures on everyday physics, and numerous symposia and press conferences on some of the most important physics topics of the day.

A gallery of photographs from these events can be viewed at: http://www.aip.org/png/html/apsphoto.htm.

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Editor: Barrett H. Ripin
Associate Editor: Jennifer Ouellette