The cover of the July issue of Der Spiegel pictured a group of physicists at a conference in Potsdam, Germany. Professor Nick Warner participated in the conference in which physicists gathered to discuss superstring theories.
Prof. Warner is also participating in the development of a new Center for Theoretical Physics which is a joint venture of Caltech and USC. The center is hosting a conference titled String Theory at the Millennium Jan 12-15, 2000. In addition, the Center will organize a series of public lectures which will feature, among others, Stephen Hawking, Edward Witten and David Gross.