Selected study unit - Chemistry and Physics on Stamps Study Unit

Early in July 2012, scientists at the European Organization for Nuclear Research in Switzerland, an organization better known as CERN, announced that they had found the strongest evidence for the Higgs boson particle, a subatomic particle that is believed to be responsible for creating mass in all objects. Although chemistry and physics news doesn't often break through to mainstream news media, the Chemistry and Physics on Stamps Study Unit can help philatelists learn more about these sciences' appearance on stamps and philatelic material worldwide. The study unit affiliated with the ATA in 1979, and publishes the quarterly journal Philatelia Chimica et Physica which includes articles about the sciences, scientists as well as new issue descriptions and displays of chemistry and physics philatelic exhibits. The study unit's website, has more information.

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