Physics Centennial #4: New Exhibit opens Sept 7

This is the 4th post in a series celebrating the centennial of the Homer L. Dodge Department of Physics and Astronomy.

Jens Rud Nielsen and the 20th-century revolution in physics

A new exhibit will open after Labor Day, September 7, in the lobby of the History of Science Collections, University of Oklahoma Libraries, to celebrate the centennial of the Homer L. Dodge Department of Physics and Astronomy.

The exhibit will include publications of early 20th-century physicists such as Einstein, Bohr and Heisenberg. Photographs and papers from the Nielsen archive will be displayed, including Nielsen’s handwritten manuscript, “Memories of Niels Bohr.”

No appointment is necessary to view the exhibit. The exhibit will be open to the public during the regular hours of the History of Science Collections, which is located on the 5th floor of Bizzell Library. For accommodations on the basis of disability, call 325-2741.

For more information about the Homer L. Dodge Department of Physics and Astronomy centennial events, see the following websites:

History of Science Collections lobby

(Cross-posted on both the Events blog and the History of Science Collections ouhos.org)

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