Emilio Segrè Visual Archives

More than 30,000 photos of scientists and their work

Photos of the Month Archive

It’s that time of year again … the world awaits the announcement of the Nobel Prizes. Here are some of our favorite photos of Emilio Segrè, pictured with other Nobel Prize winners.
This month we're celebrating the Italian physicist Enrico Fermi, winner of the 1938 Nobel Prize and best known for having built the first nuclear reactor.
With Pluto being on everyone’s radar for the past month, we’ve decided to share our images of those astronomers whose careers involved the dwarf planet.
The Fourth of July is upon us! In honor of this Independence Day, we’ve gathered images of scientists and presidents from our past.
Besides this year being proclaimed the Year of Light by UNESCO, it is also a year full of anniversaries of scientific discoveries.
This month’s photo collection urges you to take a cue from Nobel physicist, Ernest Walton, and physicist Samuel Goudsmit, and enjoy the great outdoors this spring season.
A recent discovery in the photo archives revealed an album full of snapshots from daily life in the laboratory. Images depict the facilities, experimental lab equipment, and staff portraits.
In honor of Women’s History month, we are celebrating the careers and contributions of women in physics and the allied sciences.
In honor of Black History Month, we are celebrating the careers and contributions of African Americans in physics and allied sciences. Our collection includes notables such as Robert Bragg, Herman Branson, James Gates, Shirley Jackson, Ronald Mickens, and Cynthia McIntyre.
The United Nations has designated 2015 as "The International Year of Light and Light-Based Technologies." Our historical photo collection documents the impact the field of optics has made thus far.