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EPS Historic Sites

The EPS Historic Sites Award commemorates places in Europe important for the development and the history of physics.

Sites with national or European/international significance to physics and its history can be considered for the Historic Site distinction from the EPS. Examples of what can be considered are:

Places (laboratories, buildings, institutions, universities, towns, etc.) associated with an event, discovery, research or body of work, by one or more individuals, that made important, contributions to physics.This includes places where instruments and/or apparatus were designed making significant contributions to physics and research.

The EPS will work with the nominators to obtain local authorisations for placing a plaque and in organising the commemorative ceremony.

Nominations are open throughout the year.
To make a nomination for an EPS Historic Site, please use the Nomination Form.



EPS Historic Sites


Austria
Institut für Radiumforschung Wien

Belgium
Hotel Metropole in Brussels

Bulgaria
Study of Georgi Nadjakov

Czech Republic
Ernst Mach House Prague

Denmark
Niels Bohr Institute

France
LAL-LURE complex
Refuge des Cosmiques

Germany
PTB’s Berlin Institute
Ludwig Maximilian Universität, Munich
Former Institute of Physics, Würzburg (external link) 

Hungary
The Fasor Lutheran Secondary School of Budapest
MTA Atomki

Italy
AdA Storage Ring
Fermi fountain
Hill of Arcetri
Villa Griffone
Mount Vesuvius Observatory

Netherlands
the Kamerlingh Onnes Laboratory and the Instituut-Lorentz

Poland
Hoza 69 building
Kleist Palais

Portugal
Cabinet of Physics of the University of Coimbra

Russia
JINR in Dubna

Spain
Fabra Observatory
The Residencia de Estudiantes, Madrid

Sweden
Island of Hven

Switzerland
CERN Synchrocyclotron
Einstein House Bern

United Kingdom
Blackett Laboratory
UK National Physical Laboratory

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