The Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences, founded in 1799 by a group of colonial scholars who first met in the old State House in New Haven, celebrated on November 4 its one thousandth meeting with a special program in the Yale University Art Gallery. This, according to a Yale announcement, featured a discussion of cosmic rays by Thomas H. Johnson, chairman of Brookhaven's physics department, an excursion into biology by Berkeley nuclear physicist Max Delbruck, and a concerto for trumpet and bassoon composed by Paul Hindemith, professor of the theory of music at Yale.

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