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1933: The Seventh Council

The structure and properties of atomic nuclei
  • Pierre Marage
  • Grégoire Wallenborn
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Part of the Science Networks · Historical Studies book series (SNHS, volume 22)

Abstract

On February 4th, 1928, Lorentz died. Paul Langevin, who had been at every Council including the first, was chosen to succeed him as chairman.

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Atomic Nucleus Nobel Prize Modern Physic Scientific Committee Cosmic Radiation 
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Notes

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    P. LANGEVIN, in Le Magnétisme (6th Solvay Council of Physics), Rapports et discussions du sixième Conseil de Physique, Gauthier-Villars, Paris, 1931, p. vii-viii.Google Scholar
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    For a detailled account of the political migrations surrounding the seventh Solvay Council, see R. STUEWER, The Seventh Solvay Conference: Nuclear physics at the crossroads, in A.J. Kox D.M. Siegel (eds.), No truth except in the details. Essays in honor of Martin J. Klein, Kluwer, Dordrecht, 1995, pp. 333–362.Google Scholar
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Pierre Marage
    • 1
  • Grégoire Wallenborn
    • 2
  1. 1.Faculté des Sciences — CP 230Université Libre de BruxellesBruxellesBelgium
  2. 2.Institut de Philosophie — CP 175Université Libre de BruxellesBruxellesBelgium

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