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Aspen physics turns 50

Nature volume 486, pages 315317 (21 June 2012) | Download Citation


Michael S. Turner reflects on how mountain serenity has bred big breakthroughs at the Aspen Center for Physics in Colorado.

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  1. Michael S. Turner is director of the Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics at the University of Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA. He is chair of the trustees of the Aspen Center for Physics, which he has attended since 1979.

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