The physical sciences are at the core of what we do.

The AIP Foundation directly supports programs that preserve and celebrate the history of physics, and foster support for future
generations of physicists.

Building the future for students

Keeping physics alive, in the past and into the future.

The Niels Bohr Library & Archives houses many rare books and manuscripts, including the Wenner Collection, nearly 4,000 books and publications that document the important discoveries in physics and physical sciences, stretching back 400 years, including works by Ptolemy, Galileo, Huygens, Halley, Newton, and Curie, among many others. We welcome your questions about our entire rare book collection and archives in order to learn more about the cataloguing and promotion of the rare books through our online exhibits, private tours, research opportunities and more.

This video captures the promotion of the Niels Bohr Library & Archives at the Danish Embassy in 2019 with special guest, Wilhelm Bohr, grandson of Niels Bohr.