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Beckman Center at the National Academy of Sciences

Located in Irvine, CA; Opened 1988

About the Center

As a scientist and a businessman, Dr. Arnold Beckman envisioned a West Coast headquarters for the National Academies, where experts could convene to discuss matters of science and technology. Dr. Beckman provided a gift to the National Academies of Science and Engineering to build a meeting space in Irvine, CA, owned and operated by the National Academies and dedicated to hosting scientific conferences.

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