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Trimble Virginia B3

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Trimble Virginia B3

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Becky Rados
Image title: 
Virginia Trimble
Credit line: 
American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT), courtesy AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives.

'The normal culmination of a piece of scientific research is a published paper presenting the work in a recognized journal. Here Dr. Virginia Trimble is reading the proofs of such a paper which describes work on measuring the distance to the Crab Nebula. The proof-reading stage is the last chance to avoid making a fool of oneself!'

Photo date: 
circa 1975
Original format: 
1 digital image/jpeg (RGB; 2.6 MB)
Trimble, Virginia