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The Last Workshop on Theoretical Physics in the Soviet Union

  title={The Last Workshop on Theoretical Physics in the Soviet Union},
  author={Beatriz Gato-Rivera},
  journal={arXiv: General Physics},
  • Beatriz Gato-Rivera
  • Published 2010
  • Physics
  • arXiv: General Physics
  • Twenty years ago, in October 1990, I found myself attending a workshop on Theoretical Physics in Chernomorka (Ukraine) intended only for Soviet physicists. That trip to the USSR/CCCP as well as the preceding months at CERN were highly surrealistic with plenty of adventures, crucial events and anecdotes, the most amazing one involving Niels Bohr. A few months later the Soviet Union collapsed. In this article I make a personal account on the happenings of 1990, with emphasis on my incursions into… CONTINUE READING


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