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History of Original Ideas and Basic Discoveries in Particle Physics

Newman, Harvey B. and Ypsilantis, Thomas (1996) History of Original Ideas and Basic Discoveries in Particle Physics. NATO ASI series. Series B, Physics. Vol.352. Springer , New York, NY. ISBN 978-1-4612-8448-2 http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20151217-094028014

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The International Conference on the History of Original Ideas and Basic Discoveries, held at the "Ettore Majorana" Centre for Scientific Culture in Erice, Sicily, July 27-August 4, 1994, brought together sixty of the leading scientists including many Nobel Laureates in high energy physics, principal contributors in other fields of physics such as high T_c superconductivity, particle accelerators and detector instrumentation, and thirty-six talented younger physicists selected from candidates throughout the world.


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Additional Information:© 1996 Springer. I would like to thank the members of the International Advisory and Organizing Committees who helped prepare the scientific program, and the Session Chairs and Scientific Secretaries for their indispensable aid in running the conference and recording the discussions. I am grateful to Maria Zaini and the Erice Centre staff, and to Sylvie Bradley, Karen Fox and Erika Zynda at Caltech, for their efficient and friendly help spanning many months in the preparation of this unusual conference. Mme Zaini and the "Ettore Majorana" Centre staff are to be complimented on their impeccable hospitality and most efficient hard work throughout the conference. Mrs. Zynda is specially thanked for her great persistence and skill in preparing the Proceedings. Helen Tuck, John Elwood and Kent Bradford provided indispensable help in meticulously reviewing the proofs of the manuscript. On behalf of Professors Zichichi, Ypsilantis and myself, I would like to thank the sponsors whose generous support made the conference possible: the California Institute of Technology, the NATO Advanced Research Workshop program, the Commission of the European Communities' Program of Euroconferences, the Italian Ministry of Education, the Italian Ministry of University and Scientific Research, and the Sicilian Regional Government. Finally, I would like to express my personal gratitude to Professor Zichichi, for the opportunity to hold this conference, and for his founding and directing the magnificent "Ettore Majorana" Centre for Scientific Culture as a unique global resource.
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