Segre, Emilio

(1905-89)
   Italian physicist. During the 1930s he helped Enrico Fermi with his research into the neutron bombardment of uranium atoms. Later he bombarded molybdenum with deuterons and located small quantities of element number 43. In 1938 he emigrated to the United States and worked at the University of California. In 1959 he shared the Nobel Prize for Physics for the discovery of antiprotons.

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  • Segrè, Emilio — ▪ Italian American physicist in full  Emilio Gino Segrè  born Feb. 1, 1905, Tivoli, Italy died April 22, 1989, Lafayette, Calif., U.S.  Italian born American physicist who was cowinner, with Owen Chamberlain (Chamberlain, Owen) of the United… …   Universalium

  • Segrè, Emilio — ► (1905 89) Físico italiano. Fue premio Nobel de Física en 1959, compartido con Chamberlain, por identificar el antiprotón. Descubrió el tecnecio, primer elemento artificial, el astatino y el plutonio 239 …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • SEGRÈ, EMILIO GINO — (1905–1989), nuclear physicist and Nobel Prize laureate. Segrè, who was born in Tivoli, Italy, studied at Rome University, where he later assisted Enrico Fermi in research on the use of neutrons as missiles to break up the uranium atom. He… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Segrè , Emilio Gino — (1905–1989) Italian–American physicist Segrè, who was born at Tivoli in Italy, studied at the University of Rome under Enrico Fermi and obtained his doctorate there in 1928. He worked with Fermi until 1936, when he was appointed director of the… …   Scientists

  • Segrè, Emilio Gino — (1905–89)    Italian physicist and Nobel laureate, 1959. During the 30s Segrè helped Enrico Fermi in his research into the neutron bombardment of uranium atoms. Later he bombarded molybdenum (element number 42) with deuterons and was able to… …   Who’s Who in Jewish History after the period of the Old Testament

  • Segrè, Emilio (Gino) — born Feb. 1, 1905, Tivoli, Italy died April 22, 1989, Lafayette, Calif., U.S. Italian born U.S. physicist. He worked under Enrico Fermi before becoming director of the physics laboratory at the University of Palermo in 1936. In 1937 he discovered …   Universalium

  • Segrè, Emilio (Gino) — (1 feb. 1905, Tívoli, Italia–22 abr. 1989, Lafayette, Cal., EE.UU.). Físico estadounidense nacido en Italia. Trabajó bajo las órdenes de Enrico Fermi antes de convertirse en director del laboratorio de física de la Universidad de Palermo en 1936 …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Segrè — Segrè, Emilio …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Emilio Gino Segrè — Emilio Segrè (Foto auf seinem Los Alamos Dienstausweis während des 2. Weltkriegs) Emilio Gino Segrè (* 1. Februar 1905 in Tivoli, Italien; † 22. April 1989 in Lafayette, Kalifornien) war ein Itali …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Emilio Segre — Emilio Segrè (Foto auf seinem Los Alamos Dienstausweis während des 2. Weltkriegs) Emilio Gino Segrè (* 1. Februar 1905 in Tivoli, Italien; † 22. April 1989 in Lafayette, Kalifornien) war ein Itali …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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