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Image title: 
Geiger and Rutherford Converse
Credit line: 
AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives, Physics Today Collection

Ernest Rutherford (right) with Hans Geiger (left) who invented, between 1908 and 1913, a simple device for counting alpha-particles one by one, conversing in Schuster Laboratory, University of Manchester, England.

Photo date: 
circa 1908
Original format: 
2 photographic prints (black and white; 7.25 x 5.5 inches, 5 x 7 inches)
Geiger, Hans, 1882-
Rutherford, Ernest, 1871-1937