Emilio Segrè Visual Archives

More than 30,000 photos of scientists and their work

Photos of the Month Archive

When they were not at work, scientists from the past enjoyed the holiday season — that time of year that embraces family gatherings, food, and outdoor sports like skiing and skating. Our historical photo collection documents these important occasions.
Next year marks the 100th anniversary of Einstein’s publication of three papers on the theory of general relativity. These three publications introduced a new framework for physics and proposed new concepts of space and time.
Did you know that there have been five sets of families who have won the Nobel Prize in Physics, either together or separately? We are celebrating the October 2014 announcement by highlighting these familial ties.
Individuals inspired by science have changed the world. Science has also inspired the mind of the Artist. Our photo collection at the Emilio Segrè Visual Archives is chock full of artistic creations depicting scientists and their discoveries.
With the Acoustical Society being one of AIP's member organizations, we thought we'd take a moment to highlight innovations made in the field of acoustical physics.
We’ve culled our collection this month for images of scientists with their families and friends enjoying time off at their favorite beaches, lakes and summer escapes.
In honor of AIP's newest Member Society, the American Meteorological Society, we feature atmospheric physics.