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Physics in Aspen



Summer vs. Winter Physics

The summer and winter experiences in Aspen vary from limited talks in the summer to a schedule full of early-morning and late-afternoon presentations in the winter. Applications are available by clicking the Summer and Winter links on the left. Every physicist including members and organizers, who would like to attend the Aspen Center for Physics must fill out an online application.

Publication Citations

As a reminder to those who worked on any publication while in Aspen - please cite the Aspen Center for Physics and NSF Grant #1066293. Typical wording is "Thank you to the Aspen Center for Physics and the NSF Grant #1066293 for hospitality during the [conception, writing, editing or ....] of this [paper, book, manifesto or ....]. Simons Foundation recipients should use the wording: “This work was partially supported by a grant from the Simons Foundation.”

The ACP Welcoming Climate

The Aspen Center for Physics is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all. The Center does not discriminate based on personal factors including (but not limited to) race, color, national or ethnic origin, alienage, age, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, political affiliation or philosophy, disability, or veteran's status. In its programs, on its campus, and among its participants and staff, the Center will not tolerate actions that constitute discrimination or harassment. Click the Summer or Winter links on the left and visit the Diversity link available under each to learn more.