Emilio Segrè Visual Archives

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Attention ESVA Patrons:

The Emilio Segrè Visual Archives’ site is moving soon and adopting an open access approach to digital image sharing. Once we have transitioned to the new site in 2021, we will no longer charge for our high-resolution digital images or usage fees (note that we do not hold copyright to all the images in our collections and you will still need to obtain permission for those which we do not own).

If you are working on a long-term project, we advise you to wait until the migration is complete so that you may obtain our copies for free. If you cannot wait, email us at nbl [at] aip.org and we will do what we can to assist you. We will not be offering refunds for past purchases.

For more information, please visit our FAQ page on the Ex Libris Universum blog. 

Burbidge Eleanor Margaret A4

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Burbidge Eleanor Margaret A4

Donor: 
Lucinda Douglas-Menzies
Image title: 
Portrait of Burbidge
Credit line: 
Copyright Lucinda Douglas-Menzies, courtesy AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives
Description: 

Portrait of E. Margaret Burbidge, astrophysicist and currently Professor Emeritus of Physics at UCSD (University of California at San Diego) where she helped develop the faint object spectrograph in 1990 for the Hubble Space Telescope. Taken in the Goring Hotel while visiting from the States. Photo used in book and exhibit 'Portraits of Astronomers' by Lucinda Douglas-Menzies.

Location: 
Photo date: 
April 15, 2008
Original format: 
1 digital image/jpeg (RGB; 5.27 MB)
Person(s): 
Burbidge, E. Margaret
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