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Image title: 
Fifth Solvay Congress 1927
Credit line: 
Photograph by Benjamin Couprie, Institut International de Physique Solvay, courtesy AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives

'Institut International de Physique Solvay, Cinquieme Conseil de Physique Fifth Solvay Congress, Brussels, 1927.' (Fifth Solvay Congress, Brussels, Belgum) The theme was electrons and protons. Left to right, back row: A. Piccard; E. Henriot (Brussels); P. Ehrenfest; E. Herzen; T. de Donder (Brussels); E. Schrodinger; J. E. Verschaffelt (Ghent); W. Pauli; W. Heisenberg; R.H. Fowler (Cambridge); L. Brillouin. Middle row: P. Debye; M. Knudsen; W. L. Bragg; H.A.Kramers; P.Dirac; A.H. Compton; L. deBroglie; M. Born; N. Bohr. Front Row: I. Langmuir; M. Planck; M. Curie; H.A. Lorentz; A. Einstein; P. Langevin; C. Guye (Geneva); C.T.R. Wilson; O.W. Richardson. ABSENT: Sir W. H. Bragg; H. Deslandres; E. Van Aubel (Ghent). For a colorized version see Solvay Conference E8.

Photo date: 
24-29 October 1927
Original format: 
1 photographic print (black and white; 9.5 x 7.5 inches)
Piccard, Auguste, 1884-1962
Ehrenfest, Paul, 1880-1933
Herzen, Edouard
Schrodinger, Erwin, 1887-1961
Pauli, Wolfgang, 1900-1958
Heisenberg, Werner, 1901-1976
Brillouin, Leon, 1889-1969
Debye, Peter J. W. (Peter Josef William), 1884-1966
Knudsen, Martin, 1871-
Bragg, William Lawrence, Sir, 1890-1971
Kramers, Hendrik Anthony, 1894-1952
Dirac, P. A. M. (Paul Adrien Maurice), 1902-1984
Compton, Arthur Holly, 1892-1962
Broglie, Maurice de, 1875-1960
Born, Max, 1882-1970
Bohr, Niels, 1885-1962
Langmuir, Irving, 1881-1957
Planck, Max, 1858-1947
Curie, Marie, 1867-1934
Lorentz, H. A. (Hendrik Antoon), 1853-1928
Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955
Langevin, Paul, 1872-1946
Wilson, Charles Thomson Rees, 1869-1959
Richardson, O. W. (Owen Willans), 1879-1959
Institut international de physique Solvay