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Diplomatic Science

Diplomatic Science

Emperor Hirohito of Japan (foreground) prepares to view samples through a microscope in the laboratory of WHOI geochemist Susumu Honjo (standing) during a visit in 1975.  An amateur marine biologist in his own right, Hirohito made it a point to visit Woods Hole during the first visit of the Japanese head of state after World War II. (Photo by Frank Medeiros, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)


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