Kamerlingh Onnes building in Leiden becomes "European Physical Society - Historic Site"



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Kamerlingh Onnes building, Steenschuur 25, Leiden


The European Physical Society (EPS) has declared the former location of the Kamerlingh Onnes Laboratory and the Instituut-Lorentz to be an EPS Historic Site. In order to commemorate the important discoveries in physics that were made on this site, the President-Elect of the EPS, Dr. Christophe Rossel, will unveil a plaque that will be placed at the entrance of the current Kamerlingh Onnes building (Steenschuur 25, Leiden).

About EPS Historic sites
The EPS Historic Sites Award commemorates places in Europe that are important for the development and the history of physics. EPS historic sites are locations (laboratories, buildings, institutions, universities, towns, etc.) associated with an event, discovery, research or body of work, by one or more individuals, that made important, exceptional contributions to physics.

For an overview of all the EPS Historic sites, please check this map.