When Legends Gather #790


The 1927 Solvay Converence

Back row: Auguste Picard, Emile Henriot, Paul Ehrenfest, Edouard Hersen, Theophile De Donder, Erwin Schrodinger, Jules-Emile Verschaffelt, Wolfgang Pauli, Werner Heisenberg, R.H. Fowler, Leon Brilloun
Middle row: Peter Debye, Martin Knudsen, William Lawrence Bragg, Hendrik Anthony Kramers, Paul Dirac, Arthur Compton, Louis de Broglie, Max Born, Niels Bohr
Front row: Irving Langmuir, Max Planck, Marie Curie, Hendrik Lorentz, Albert Einstein, Paul Langevin, Charles-Eugene Guye, Charles Thomas Rees Wilson, Owen Willans Richardson

6 comments:

Robert Fiore said...

First one to invent an atom bomb gets a free fruit cup.

Jckinnick said...

If they aint got a wiki page they aint legends.

chris y said...

One woman in twenty nine. I wonder how many more there'd be at a comparable meeting today.

VS said...

http://www.lorentz.leidenuniv.nl/history/Solvay/solvay.html

Five women? But without Nobel prize.

Jay K Wood said...

Heisenberg!

Joe Thompson said...

And when the waiter brought the luncheon check, who figured the tip and how to split the bill?