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Image title: 
Eighth Solvay Conference on Physics
Credit line: 
Photograph by G. Coopmans, Institut International de Physique Solvay, courtesy AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives, Leon Brillouin Collection

Group photograph from the Eighth (8th) Solvay Conference on Physics, Brussels, Belgium, 1948. The theme was the elementary particles. Seated left to right: J. D. Cockcroft, M. A. Tonnelat (representing Louis de Broglie), E. Schrodinger, O. W. Richardson, N. Bohr, W. Pauli, L. Bragg, L. Meitner, P. A. M. Dirac, H. A. Kramers, Th. De Donder (Brussels), W. Heitler, J. E. Verschaffelt (Ghent). Second row, left to right: P. Scherrer, E. Stahel (Brussels), O. Klein, P. M. S. Blackett, P. I. Dee, F. Bloch, O. R. Frisch, R. E. Peierls, H. S. Bhabha, J. R. Oppenheimer, G. P. S. Occhialini, C. F. Powell, H. B. G. Casimir, M. de Hemptinne. Third row, left to right: P. Kipfer, P. Auger, F. Perrin, R. Serber, L. Rosenfeld, B. Ferretti, C. Moller, [L]. Leprince-Ringuet. Fourth row, left to right: G. Balasse, L. Flamache, L. Groven, O. Goche, M. Demeur, J. Errera, Van Isacker, L. Van Hove, E. Teller, Y. Goldschmidt, L. Marton, C. C. Dilworth, I. Prigogine, J. Geheniau, E. Henriot, M. Van Styvendael.

Photo date: 
September 27 - October 2, 1948
Original format: 
1 photographic print (black and white; 15.5 x 11.5 inches)
Cockcroft, John, Sir, 1897-1967
Tonnelat, Marie-Antoinette
Schrodinger, Erwin, 1887-1961
Richardson, O. W. (Owen Willans), 1879-1959
Bohr, Niels, 1885-1962
Pauli, Wolfgang, 1900-1958
Bragg, William Lawrence, Sir, 1890-1971
Meitner, Lise, 1878-1968
Dirac, P. A. M. (Paul Adrien Maurice), 1902-1984
Kramers, Hendrik Anthony, 1894-1952
Donder, Th. de (Théophile), 1872-
Heitler, Walter, 1904-1981
Verschaffelt, Jules Emile
Scherrer, Paul, 1890-1970
Stahel, Ernest
Klein, Oskar
Blackett, P. M. S. (Patrick Maynard Stuart), Baron Blackett, 1897-1974
Dee, Philip Ivor, 1904-1983
Bloch, Felix, 1905-
Frisch, Otto Robert, 1904-
Peierls, Rudolf E. (Rudolf Ernst), 1907-1995
Bhabha, Homi Jehangir, 1909-1966
Oppenheimer, J. Robert, 1904-1967
Occhialini, Giuseppe, 1907-1993
Powell, Cecil Frank
Casimir, H. B. G. (Hendrik Brugt Gerhard), 1909-2000
Hemptinne, Marc de
Auger, Pierre, 1899-1993
Perrin, Francis
Serber, R. (Robert)
Rosenfeld, L. (Leon), 1904-1974
Ferretti, Bruno
Moller, C. (Christian), 1904-1980
Leprince-Ringuet, Louis
Balasse, G.
Demeur, Marcel
Errera, Jacques, 1896-
Hove, L. van (Léon)
Teller, Edward, 1908-2003
Marton, L. (Ladislaus), 1901-
Dilworth, C. C.
Prigogine, I. (Ilya)
Géhéniau, Jules
Henriot, Émile, 1885-1961
Institut international de physique Solvay
Solvay Conference on Physics