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Congrès du Palais de la Découverte International Meeting in Paris: Physics

Nature volume 140, pages 710712 (23 October 1937) | Download Citation



THIS international congress of physicists, chemists and biologists was conceived and organized within ninety days, chiefly through the initiative of M. Frederic Joliot-Curie, who was the chairman of the executive committee. It was attended by eleven hundred men of science and four hundred other members. Its aims iincluded the intellectual celebration of the success of the Palais de la Dècouverte, the unique quality of which was described in NATURE of August 21, p. 328, and which was visited by two million persons between May 25 and October 7.

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