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Physics Today 4 (11), 3 (1951);
Physics Today 4 (11), 4–5 (1951);

The following statement was issued by the Science Advisory Committee of the Office of Defense Mobilization on September 12th of this year. The Committee, composed of eleven of the nation's top scientists, advises the President and Mobilization Director Charles E. Wilson in matters relating to scientific research and development for defense. Chairman of the group is Oliver E. Buckley, chairman of the board of Bell Telephone Laboratories. Other members are Detlev W. Bronk, president of Johns Hopkins University and of the National Academy of Sciences; Walter Whitman, chairman of the Research and Development Board; Alan Waterman, director of the National Science Foundation; Hugh Dryden, of the Interdepartmental Committee on Scientific Research and Development; James B. Conant, president of Harvard University; Lee DuBridge, president of the California Institute of Technology; James R. Killian, president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Robert F. Loeb, of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University; J. Robert Oppenheimer, director of the Institute of Advanced Study, and Charles A. Thomas, president of the Monsanto Chemical Company.

Physics Today 4 (11), 6–11 (1951);

The following is the text of the last of six invited papers presented on October 25th during the symposium on “physics today” which keynoted the 20th Anniversary Meeting of the American Institute of Physics in Chicago. Other papers presented during the symposium will appear in subsequent issues.

Physics Today 4 (11), 12–15 (1951);

The following pages contain a description of Canada's high flux nuclear reactor, the heavy water and uranium NRX pile.

Physics Today 4 (11), 16–18 (1951);

The present article deals with New York University's department of physics at the University Heights center, which is administered by the NYU College of Engineering. The University has several divisions, including the University College of Arts and Pure Science and the College of Engineering, both at University Heights, and the Washington Square College of Arts and Science at Washington Square.

Physics Today 4 (11), 22–24 (1951);

Encouragement of the free interchange of nonclassified scientific information is an important part of the Atomic Energy Commission's responsibility, as shown in the following article.


Physics Today 4 (11), 18–20 (1951);
Physics Today 4 (11), 20 (1951);
Physics Today 4 (11), 20–21 (1951);

Physics in France; Accelerators; Electrical Insulation; Acoustical Terminology.

Physics Today 4 (11), 21 (1951);

News and Views

Physics Today 4 (11), 24–26 (1951);

Reconstruction in the West

Physics Today 4 (11), 26 (1951);

New NRC committee established

Physics Today 4 (11), 26 (1951);

To encourage use of scientific talent

Physics Today 4 (11), 26 (1951);

Two firms to study commercial production

Physics Today 4 (11), 26–27 (1951);

GE‐AEC contract extended 5 years

Physics Today 4 (11), 27 (1951);

The British Bulletin of Spectroscopy

Physics Today 4 (11), 27 (1951);

Technion plans to expand

Physics Today 4 (11), 27 (1951);

New laboratory building at Ames

Physics Today 4 (11), 27–28 (1951);

UC medical school's synchrotron

Physics Today 4 (11), 28 (1951);

Research program supported by OOR

Physics Today 4 (11), 28 (1951);

First ASA gold medal awarded

Physics Today 4 (11), 28 (1951);

Kalinga prize established

Physics Today 4 (11), 28 (1951);

Offered at Saint Joseph's College


Physics Today 4 (11), 28 (1951);

We Hear That

Physics Today 4 (11), 29 (1951);


Physics Today 4 (11), 30–33 (1951);

A Report from Copenhagen

Calendar of Events

Physics Today 4 (11), 34–35 (1951);
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