2012 Emilio Segre Visual Calendar Now On Sale

Dec 21, 2011, 09:43 ET from American Institute of Physics

Proceeds benefit the Emilio Segre Visual Archives at the Niels Bohr Library & Archives

COLLEGE PARK, Md., Dec. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Institute of Physics' (AIP) Niels Bohr Library & Archives announces the sale of the Emilio Segre Visual Calendar for 2012, which contains historic images of famous physicists at work and play. Offered for the second year, this unique calendar displays images drawn from AIP's extensive archives of more than 30,000 photos, slides, and other visual material. The photos selected for the 2012 edition show the human face of science, such as pioneering female physicist Betsy Anker-Johnson as a student attending the Swabian–Alemannic Fastnacht carnival, or founder of the American Association of Physics Teachers Homer Dodge ice skating with his wife.  Each photo is accompanied by a caption about the featured physicists and the science they advanced. 

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All proceeds will benefit the Emilio Segre Visual Archives at the Niels Bohr Library & Archives. 

For more information, and to order, visit: http://photos.aip.org/calendar/

About the Emilio Segre Visual Archives

The Visual Archives is part of the Niels Bohr Library & Archives at the American Institute of Physics. Its collection contains more than 30,000 historical digital images, photographs, slides, lithographs, engravings, drawings, and other visual materials. Named in honor of Nobel Prize-winning nuclear physicist Emilio Segre, it is supported by donations from the Friends of the Center for History of Physics and by an endowment from Rosa Segre.

About American Institute of Physics

The American Institute of Physics (AIP) is an organization of 10 physical science societies, representing more than 135,000 scientists, engineers, and educators. As one of the world's largest publishers of scientific information in physics, AIP employs innovative publishing technologies and offers publishing services for its Member Societies. AIP's suite of publications includes 15 journals, three of which are published in partnership with other organizations; magazines, including its flagship publication Physics Today; and the AIP Conference Proceedings series. Through its Physics Resources Center, AIP also delivers valuable services and expertise in education and student programs, science communications, government relations, career services for science and engineering professionals, statistical research, industrial outreach, and the history of physics and other sciences.

For more information, please contact:
Catherine Meyers
AIP Media Services Writer
Tel: 301-209-3088

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