Einstein and Marie Curie

Einstein and Marie Curie

C024/8274 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 25.0MB

Downloadable file size: 4.7MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Restrictions: Editorial use only Editorial use only

Caption: Swiss-German physicist Albert Einstein (1879-1955, right) with Polish-French physicist Marie Curie (1867-1934, left). Einstein received the 1921 Nobel Prize in Physics for work on the photoelectric effect. However, he is best known for his paper on the special theory of relativity, which resulted in the famous equation E=mc2. Together with her husband Pierre, Marie isolated the radioactive elements polonium and radium in 1898. She won the 1911 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for this work and had previously been awarded the 1903 Nobel Prize in Physics (with Pierre Curie and Henri Becquerel) for work on radioactivity. She did not take any precautions against the unknown dangers of ionising radiation, and this probably caused her death from leukaemia.

Release details: Model release not available. Property release not required.

Keywords: 1920s, 1929, 20th century, adult, albert einstein, astrophysical, astrophysicist, astrophysics, black and white, black-and-white, cancer, caucasian, chemical, chemistry, clever, e=mc2, element, elements, european, female, french, general theory of relativity, genius, german, historical, history, history of science, human, icon, iconic, intelligent, inventor, jewish, laureates, leukaemia, leukemia, male, man, marie curie, monochrome, nobel laureate, nobel prize in chemistry, nobel prize winner, outdoors, outside, person, photoelectric effect, physical, physicist, physicists, physics, polish, polish-french, polonium, radioactive, radioactivity, radium, relativity, scientist, scientists, smart, space time, space-time, spacetime, special theory of relativity, speed of light, surname c, surname e, swiss, swiss-german, theoretical physics, theories, two people, walking, white, winner, winners, woman

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.