September 17, 2004  


Quinn Meets President of Vietnam

Photo courtesy of Helen Quinn

Helen Quinn (THP), APS President, shook hands with Vietnam President Tran Duc Luong (shown center) on the steps of the Presidential Palace in Hanoi. The photo session followed a visit by a group of physicists attending the 5th Rencontres du Vietnam, an international science meeting organized by physicist Tran Thanh Van, University of Paris, Sud (shown left). After speeches were given, President Luong expressed his support for science, research and development and acknowledged their importance to the future of the country.

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