Wednesday, June 25, 2008

Emilio Gino Segrè--early atomic physics

Emilio Gino Segrè
February 1st, 1905 to April 22nd, 1989

One of those physicists of relative unknown status during the infancy of atomic physics. He is credited with the discovery of the first artificially synthesized chemical element not occurring in nature--technetium as well as astatine and plutonium-239. And along with Owen Chamberlain discovered antiprotons.


Emilio Gino Segrè's online autobiography book:

Emilio Gino Segrè's autobiography

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