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APS Honors 'Historic Site' of NBS Physics Discovery
November 14, 2011
The American Physical Society (APS) has named the location of a 1956 breakthrough by NBS scientists as an "historic site."
The lab in which NBS researchers determined that parity is not conserved in weak interactions was on the site of what is now the University of the District of Columbia. On Nov. 9, 2011, APS Executive Officer Kate Kirby and UDC President Allen Sessoms were joined by PML Director Katharine Gebbie to unveil the commemorative plaque marking the designation.The inscription on the plaque reads:
To read more about the event and the APS Historic Sites Program, click here.