Emilio Segrè Visual Archives

More than 30,000 photos of scientists and their work

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. 

Galler Sidney C1

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Galler Sidney C1

Image title: 
Presentation of Plutonium Sample to the Smithsonian
Credit line: 
Smithsonian Institution, courtesy AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives
Description: 

Presentation of a sample of Plutonium by Glenn Seaborg, Chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission, Museum of History and Technology. Left to right are : Sidney R. Galler, Assistant Secretary for Science, Smithsonian Institution; Glenn Seaborg; and Professor Emilio Segre, Department of Physics, University of California. 

Photo date: 
March 28, 1966
Original format: 
1 photographic print (black and white; 10 x 8 inches)
Person(s): 
Segrè, Emilio
Seaborg, Glenn T. (Glenn Theodore), 1912-1999
Galler, Sidney Roland
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