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Seoul Unveils Regional Center

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Science  07 Jun 1996:
Vol. 272, Issue 5267, pp. 1414-1415
DOI: 10.1126/science.272.5267.1414


Tokyo—Ten Pacific countries are laying claim to a larger Asian presence in theoretical physics this week at a conference in Seoul that marks the debut of a new research organization. The Asian Pacific Center for Theoretical Physics is intended to make the South Korean capital a mecca for researchers by assembling a world-class permanent faculty, offering workshops and meetings, and eventually awarding advanced degrees. It also fulfills a longtime dream of Asian scientists hoping to increase the two-way flow of knowledge between East and West