Menzel, Einstein and G Birkhoff

Menzel, Einstein and G Birkhoff

C003/0279 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 50.0MB

Downloadable file size: 2.2MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Restrictions: Editorial use only

Caption: Donald Menzel (left), Albert Einstein (centre) and George Birkhoff (right), US scientists, with Harlow Shapely's son Carl. Menzel (1901-1976) was an astronomer and among the first theoretical astrophysicists. Einstein (1879-1955) is famous for his mass-energy equation resulting from his 1905 paper on Special Relativity. This paper, with his 1915 General Theory of Relativity, replaced the previously unshakeable Newtonian world view, rewriting the concepts of gravity, space and time. Birkhoff (1884-1944) was a mathematician that proved, using Einstein's work, that black holes could result from any spherical star of sufficient mass. Photograph taken at Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA, on the occasion of Einstein receiving an honorary degree.

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

Keywords: 1921, 20th century, adult, albert, albert einstein, american, astronomer, astronomical, astronomy, astrophysical, astrophysicist, astrophysics, black-and-white, boy, cambridge, carl shapley, caucasian, child, dead, donald howard menzel, e=mc2, einstein, european, general relativity, george david birkhoff, german, group, harvard university, historical, history, honorary degree, human, male, man, massachusetts, mathematical, mathematician, mathematics, middle-aged, monochrome, nobel laureate, nobel prize, north america, outside, people, person, physical, physicist, physics, portrait, portraits, scientist, senior, space, spacetime, special relativity, speed of light, surname b, surname e, surname m theoretical, swiss, theoretical physicist, theoretician, time, united states, us, usa, white

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