Physics Today artcle titled “When condensed-matter physics became king” includes two Colby connections. Its author, Joseph Martin, was a faculty fellow in Science, Technology, and Society 2013-14. While at Colby, he became familiar with the Bern Porter Collection in the Special Collections Department. Porter, a 1932 Colby graduate, drew a Map of Physics in 1939, which was included in the January 2019 story. “The map aptly reflects prewar attitudes about how physics was organized—attitudes that solid-state physics flouted,” Martin wrote.

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