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Zeldovich Yakov D2

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Zeldovich Yakov D2

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Image title: 
Seminar on High Energy Astrophysics
Credit line: 
Photograph by George Ricker of Massachusetts Institute of Technology, courtesy AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives, Physics Today collection

Left to right: Unidentified man, Yakov Zel'dovich, Andrei Sakharov, and Sunyaev. 'Taken at the seminar on High Energy Astrophysics, held on Friday, October 2, 1987 (Kol Nidre Eve) as part of the USSR Space Forum held in Moscow. Taken just after Zel'dovich's 1.5 hour talk on cosmology - the last time he addressed an international scientific group before his death.'

Photo date: 
October 2, 1987
Original format: 
2 photographic prints (color; 8 x 6 inches, 12 x 8 inches)
Sakharov, Andrei, 1921-1989
Zel'dovich, IA. B. (IAkov Borisovich)