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Gustafson playing with a guitar to pass the time while
monitoring the control room at a Fermilab experiment. Credit: AIP
Emilio Segrè Visual Archives, Lawrence W. Jones Collection.
The physics laboratory of Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen at the University
of Wurzburg, unchanged from the time when x-rays were
discovered; From the book: X-rays: Past and Present by Victor
E. Pullin and W.J. Wiltshire. [London]: E. Benn, 1927. Credit:
AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives, Brittle Books Collection.
| The mistakes made by leading
scientists often provide a better insight into the spirit and presuppositions
of their times than do their successes.
– Steven Weinberg
Donald Herriott, Ali Javan and William Bennett with the first helium-neon
laser. Credit: AIP Emilio Segrè Visual
Archives, Hecht Collection.
only thing wrong with scientists is that they don’t
– Eric Larrabe
Gordon Gould (left) with Ben Senitsky at TRG with millimeter wave amplifier. Credit: AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives, Hecht Collection;.
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