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Washington Academy of Sciences

Washington Academy of Sciences

1200 New York Ave NW Ste 113, Washington (DC), 20005, United States

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(202) 326-8975

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About The Washington Academy of Sciences represents the science community of metropolitan Washington, D.C.
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Description The Washington Academy of Sciences was incorporated in 1898 as an affiliation of eight Washington D.C. area scientific societies. The formation of the Academy culminated a decade of planning under the leadership of the Philosophical Society of Washington. The founders included Alexander Graham Bell and Samuel Langley, Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution. The purpose of the new Academy was to encourage the advancement of science and “to conduct, endow, or assist investigation in any department of science.” That purpose guided the Academy throughout its first 100 years and will continue to be our guide through the coming century.
Founded 1898
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