Member of SCNAT

The Swiss Physical Society (SPS) is the national professional association of Physicists coming from teaching, research, development and industry. The diversity of modern research in physics is reflected in ten specific sections.

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8. History and Philosophy of Physics

Section foundation as "History of Physics": 2010; renamed: 2018

Chair: Prof. Claus Beisbart

Intending to promote a better understanding of the historical development of physics, this section ambitions also to bring further insights on the current issues in our discipline, its teaching and its relation to society.