Physicists at the Seventh Solvay Physics Conference, Brussels, Belgium, October 1933

Creator: Science Service


Subject: Joliot-Curie, Irène 1897-1956

       Bohr, Niels 1885-1962

       Ioffe, A. F (Abram Fedorovich) 1880-1960

       Curie, Marie 1867-1934

       Joliot-Curie, Frédéric

       Heisenberg, Werner 1901-1976

       Kramers, Hendrik Anthony 1894-1952

       Stahel, Ernest b. 1896

       Fermi, Enrico 1901-1954

       Walton, Ernest 1903-1995

       Dirac, P. A. M (Paul Adrien Maurice) 1902-1984

       Debye, Peter J. W (Peter Josef William) 1884-

       Mott, N. F (Nevill Francis) Sir 1905-

       Cabrera, Blas 1878-1945

       Solvay Conference on Physics


Type: Black-and-white photographs


Date: 1933


Topic: Nuclear physics

     Quantum physics

     Nobel Prizes

     Women scientists



Local number: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-0577]


Summary: This image, which includes in the front row (at left) Irène Joliot-Curie (1897-1956) and (at right) her mother Marie Sklodowska Curie (1867-1934), and in back row (left) her husband Frédéric Joliot (1900-1958), is part of a photograph taken of all attendees. Nearly every major scientist interested in research relating to atomic physics attended that meeting. In the front row are Irene Curie, Niels Henrik David Bohr (1885-1962), Abram Fedorovich Ioffe (1880-1960), and Marie Curie; in the back row (from left) are Joliot, Werner Heisenberg (1901-1976), Hendrik Anthony Kramers (1894-1952), Ernst Stahel (b. 1896), Enrico Fermi (1901-1954), Ernest Thomas Sinton Walton (1903-1995), Paul Adrien Maurice Dirac (1902-1984), Peter Joseph William Debye (1884-1966), Nevill Francis Mott (1905-1996), and Blas Cabrera y Felipe (1878-1945). The black crop lines visible around Fermi's head were made by a Science Service editor


Cite as: Acc. 90-105 - Science Service, Records, 1920s-1970s, Smithsonian Institution Archives


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