Russell Hulse, US astrophysicist

Russell Hulse, US astrophysicist

C003/1043 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 50.1MB

Downloadable file size: 2.7MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator

This image is part of the feature B B C


Restrictions: Editorial use only

Caption: Russell Hulse (born 1950), US astrophysicist. Hulse shared the 1993 Nobel Prize in Physics with his supervisor Joseph Hooton Taylor for their discovery of a new type of pulsar (star). In 1974, Hulse and Taylor discovered the binary pulsar PSR B1913+16, which is made up of a pulsar and black companion star. They then used this star to test Einstein's theory of general relativity and demonstrate the existence of gravitational radiation.

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

Keywords: 1900s, 1993, 20th century, adult, american, astronomer, astronomical, astronomy, astrophysical, astrophysicist, astrophysics, binary pulsar, half, historical, history, history of science, human, joint, male, man, neutron star, nobel laureate, nobel prize, nobel prize in physics, north america, north american, people, person, physical, physics, portrait, psr b1913+16, pulsar, pulsars, researcher, russell hulse, scientist, shared, technological, theory of relativity, united states, usa

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