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Jubilee of the Discovery of the Electron

Nature volume 158, page 743 (23 November 1946) | Download Citation



THE fiftieth anniversary of the discovery of the electron by Sir J. J. Thomson will occur next year. To mark this jubilee and to demonstrate the tremendous influence such an advance in pure physics have on the life of the community, the Physical Society and the Institute of Physics are jointly Arranging a series of meetings and other functions to take place during September 25 and 26, 1947, in London. A special exhibition, which will remain open to the public for several weeks, will be held at the Science Museum, South Kensington, and will show the development of a vast range of modern industrial equipment from its earliest experimental origins.

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