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The Consumer's Discovery

Polar Possibilities

Electronic system designed by Dean (?) and later completely redesigned by Alvarez. Used in several of his experiments. For example, slow neutron beams, magnetic moment of the neutron, discovery that He3 was stable, and confirmation of the discovery of fission. Cooksey 30-14, April, 1937 [Photographer: Donald Cooksey]

Apparatus used in the discovery that He3 was a stable constituent of ordinary helium (UCRL),1939. Copied from Donald Cooksey film. Morgue 1946-8 (P-7); ZN 3279 [Photographer: Donald Cooksey]

Edwin McMillan recreating the search for neptunium at the time of the announcement of the discovery, June 8, 1940. Photo courtesy of the Oakland Tribune. See also: XBD9606-02762 for similar image. XBB688-4793

[Discovery of America in Bibliotheque Nationale]

[Discovery of America in Bibliotheque Nationale]

[Discovery of America in Bibliotheque Nationale]

[Discovery of America in Bibliotheque Nationale]

[Discovery of America in Bibliotheque Nationale]

[Discovery of America in Bibliotheque Nationale]

[Discovery of America in Bibliotheque Nationale]

[Discovery of America in Bibliotheque Nationale]

[Discovery of America in Bibliotheque Nationale]

[Discovery of America in Bibliotheque Nationale]

[Discovery of America in Bibliotheque Nationale]

[Discovery of America in Bibliotheque Nationale]

[Discovery of America in Bibliotheque Nationale]

[Discovery of America in Bibliotheque Nationale]

[Discovery of America in Bibliotheque Nationale]

[Discovery of America in Bibliotheque Nationale]

C.M.G. Lattes (left) and E. Gardner with the nuclear emulsion positioning apparatus at the 184-inch cyclotron,1948. Morgue 1948-4 (P-5). Associated with the discovery of machine-made mesons February,1948. Morgue 1948-4 (P-5) [Photographer: Donald Cooksey]

Robert Serber, Laboratory theorist, writing for a photographer shortly after the announcement of the discovery of machine-made mesons by Gardner and Lattes in February 1948. Morgue 1948-3 (P-1) [Photographer: Donald Cooksey]

The discovery of machine-made mesons by Lattes and Gardner was announced. in February , 1948. C.M.G. Lattes (left) and E. Gardner with the emulsion positioning apparatus for the 184-inch meson experiments taken. March 8, 1948. Morgue 1948-4 (P-3) [Photographer: Donald Cooksey]

Portrait of Stanley G. Thompson taken February 20, 1950. Associated with Glenn Seaborg in the discovery of plutonium and later a member of the team that discovered berklium and californium. Morgue 1953-1 (P-1) [Photographer: Donald Cooksey]

Publicity shot of Glenn Seaborg lecturing on the discovery of elements 97 (berkelium) and 98 (californium), taken May 19, 1950. Morgue 1956-6 (P-2) [Photographer: Donald Cooksey]

Emilio Segre at work in 1954. He and Owen Chamberlain shared the Nobel Prize in physics in 1959 for their discovery of the antiproton. Morgue 1959-14 (P-2) [Photographer: Donald Cooksey]

Introduction to Photo Interpretation

Scanning technique demonstrated by Penny Vedder, Barkas Group emulsion-plate scanner, taken April 1961. Associated with pi-meson discovery. Morgue 1961-54 (P-3) [Photographer: Donald Cooksey]

Scanning technique demonstrated by Mattie Woodford, Powell Group film scanner, taken April 1961. Associated with pi-meson discovery. Morgue 1961-54 (P-2) [Photographer: Donald Cooksey]

Scanning technique demonstrated by Barry Barish and Richard Kurz, physicists from Helmholz-Moyer Group, taken April 1961. Associated with pi-meson discovery. Morgue 1961-54 (P-4) [Photographer: Donald Cooksey]

Party at Hilac celebrating the discovery of Element 103 (lawrencium) taken April 14, 1961. Al Ghiorso, left. Morgue 1961-3 (P-33) [Photographer: Donald Cooksey]

Hilac party for the Discovery of Element 103 (Lawrencium). Albert Ghiorso, left. Morgue 1961-3 (P-14) [Photographer: Donald Cooksey]

Party. at Hilac celebrating the discovery of Element 103 (lawrencium) taken April 14, 1961. Morgue 1961-3 (P-3) [Photographer: Donald Cooksey]

Party at Hilac celebrating the discovery of Element 103, lawrencium. Edwin McMillan, far right and Isadore Perlman, far left. taken April 14, 1961. Morgue 1961-3 (P-16) [Photographer: Donald Cooksey]

Hilac party for the Discovery of Element 103 (lawrencium). Albert Ghiorso at right facing camera. Morgue 1961-3 (P-6) [Photographer: Donald Cooksey]

Element 103 (lawrencium) discoverers Isadore Perlman, Albert Ghiorso, Roberta Garrett and Edwin McMillan at an informal discovery celebration held at the HIlac. Morgue 1961-3 (P-19) [Photographer: Donald Cooksey]

Press conference announcing the discovery of the first solid experimantal evidence for the existance of the omega meson resonance. Left to right along the blackboard: M.L. Stevenson (standing), Bogdan Maglic, Luis Alvarez, and Arthur. Rosenfeld, taken August 30, 1961. Morgue 1961-17 (P-5) [Photographer: Donald Cooksey]

Press conference announcing the discovery of the first solid experimantal evidence for the existance of the omega meson resonance. Left to right: M.L. Stevenson, Bogdan Maglic, Luis Alvarez, Arthur Rosenfeld, and Edwin McMillan, taken August 30, 1961. Morgue 1961-17 (P-7) [Photographer: Donald Cooksey]

Press conference announcing the discovery of the first solid experimantal evidence for the existance of the omega meson resonance. Left to right: M.L. Stevenson (hidden), Bogdan Maglic, Luis Alvarez, and Arthur. Rosenfeld (standing), taken August 30, 1961. Morgue 1961-17 (P-1) [Photographer: Donald Cooksey]

Press conference announcing the discovery of the first solid experimantal evidence for the existance of the omega meson resonance, taken August 30, 1961. Art Rosenfeld at blackboard, M.L. Stevenson at left with back to camera, Bogdan Maglich and Luis Alvarez seated center, and Edwin McMillan far right. Morgue 1961-17 (P-8) [Photographer: Donald Cooksey]

25th anniversary of the discovery of plutonium with Glenn Seaborg (right), taken February 21, 1966. Morgue 1966-12 (P-10) [Photographer: Donald Cooksey]

25th anniversary of the discovery of plutonium. Group, including Glenn Seaborg and Edwin McMillan, with a plaque designating Room 307 of Gilman Hall a National Historic Landmark, taken February 21, 1966. Morgue 1966-12 (P-21) [Photographer: Donald Cooksey]

25th Anniversary. of the Discovery of plutonium with Glenn T. Seaborg, left. Photo taken February 21, 1966. Morgue 1966-12 (P-2) [Photographer: Donald Cooksey]

On the 25th Anniversary of the discovery of plutonium (in the back from left to right) Glenn Seaborg, Arthur C. Wahl, Edwin McMillan, Undersecretary of the Interior Carver, and Howard Vesper attend dedication ceremony of Room 307, Gilman Hall as a National Historic Landmark on the University of California, Berkeley (UCB) campus. Morgue 1966-12 (P-22) [Photographer: Donald Cooksey]

25th anniversary of the discovery of plutonium. Group, including Glenn Seaborg (second from right) with a plaque designating Room 307 of Gilman Hall a National Historic Landmark, taken February 21, 1966. Morgue 1966-12 (P-4) [Photographer: Donald Cooksey]

25th anniversary of the discovery of plutonium, taken February 21, 1966. Morgue 1966-12 (P-19) [Photographer: Donald Cooksey]

25th anniversary of the discovery of plutonium with Glenn Seaborg giving speech, taken February 21, 1966. Morgue 1966-12 (P-18) [Photographer: Donald Cooksey]

25th anniversary of the discovery of plutonium with Glenn Seaborg, taken February 21, 1966. Morgue 1966-12 (P-14) [Photographer: Donald Cooksey]

25th anniversary of the discovery of plutonium. Group includes Glenn Seaborg and Edwin McMillan, taken February 21, 1966. Morgue 1966-12 (P-1) [Photographer: Donald Cooksey]

25th anniversary of the discovery of plutonium. Group, including Glenn Seaborg (third from right) and Edwin McMillan (left), with a plaque designating Room 307 of Gilman Hall a National Historic Landmark, taken February 21, 1966. Morgue 1966-12 (P-8) [Photographer: Donald Cooksey]

Discovery of element 101, 1958. Al Ghiorso (left) and Bernie Harvey, taken April 24, 1972. Principal Investigator/Project: Analog Conversion Project

Discovery of element 101, 1958. Al Ghiorso (left) and Glenn Seaborg, taken April 24, 1972. Principal Investigator/Project: Analog Conversion Project

View from Helicopter of STS-128 Discovery in Mate-Demate Device (MDD)

Discovery’s STS-128 mission returns after a mission to the International Space Station. A Disney figure of Buzz Lightyear, space ranger that accompanied the mission after spending 15 months aboard the Station, is shown standing in front of the Shuttle. While on the station, Buzz supported NASA’s education outreach program – STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) by creating a series of fun educational online outreach programs

View from Helicopter of STS-128 Discovery in Mate-Demate Device (MDD)

View from Helicopter of STS-128 Discovery in Mate-Demate Device (MDD)

View from Helicopter of STS-128 Discovery in Mate-Demate Device (MDD)

STS053-109-044 - STS-053 - Earth observations

STS091-333-020 - STS-091 - The new superlightweight external fuel tank after separation from Discovery

STS070-719-018 - STS-070 - Earth observations taken from shuttle orbiter Discovery on STS-70 mission

STS070-733-030 - STS-070 - Earth observations taken from shuttle orbiter Discovery on STS-70 mission

STS116-301-024 - STS-116 - View of the ISS taken during undocking of STS-116 Space Shuttle Discovery

STS053-100-018 - STS-053 - Earth observations

STS114-332-023 - STS-114 - Earth observations taken by the STS-114 crew

S124E008927 - STS-124 - Panel Inspection taken by ISI IDC on STS-397

STS070-709-047 - STS-070 - Earth observations taken from shuttle orbiter Discovery on STS-70 mission

S124E008923 - STS-124 - Panel Inspection taken by ISI IDC on STS-393

STS070-733-066 - STS-070 - Earth observations taken from shuttle orbiter Discovery on STS-70 mission

STS070-733-052 - STS-070 - Earth observations taken from shuttle orbiter Discovery on STS-70 mission

STS064-49-021 - STS-064 - Earth observations during STS-64

STS070-719-009 - STS-070 - Earth observations taken from shuttle orbiter Discovery on STS-70 mission

S124E009325 - STS-124 - Panel Inspection taken by ISI IDC on STS-125

STS064-60-021 - STS-064 - MS Meade testing the SAFER during an EVA

STS064-53-023 - STS-064 - Earth observations during STS-64

STS116-320-009 - STS-116 - View of the STS-116 Space Shuttle Discovery aft payload bay

STS070-709-009 - STS-070 - Earth observations taken from shuttle orbiter Discovery on STS-70 mission

STS070-709-017 - STS-070 - Earth observations taken from shuttle orbiter Discovery on STS-70 mission

STS064-61-021 - STS-064 - SPARTAN 201 attached to Discovery's RMS

STS070-733-065 - STS-070 - Earth observations taken from shuttle orbiter Discovery on STS-70 mission

STS053-105-022 - STS-053 - Earth observations

STS064-57-015 - STS-064 - Moon observations during STS-64

STS053-106-028 - STS-053 - Earth observations

STS064-52-035 - STS-064 - Earth observations during STS-64

STS053-109-000V - STS-053 - Earth observations

S116E07403 - STS-116 - STS-116 Space Shuttle Discovery Tile Survey

STS070-733-089 - STS-070 - Earth observations taken from shuttle orbiter Discovery on STS-70 mission

STS053-107-014 - STS-053 - Earth observations

41D-101-020 - STS-41D - Hardware attached to edge of SAE panel during OAST-1 experiment

STS114-322-025 - STS-114 - Earth observations taken by the STS-114 crew

STS064-34-029 - STS-064 - Blank footage

S124E008727 - STS-124 - Panel Inspection taken by ISI IDC on STS-197

51D-02-027 - STS-51D - Brain Cell experiment

STS053-100-021 - STS-053 - Earth observations

STS114-332-003 - STS-114 - Earth observations taken by the STS-114 crew

STS064-50-014 - STS-064 - Earth observations during STS-64

STS070-717-000E - STS-070 - Earth observations taken from shuttle orbiter Discovery on STS-70 mission

STS064-52-037 - STS-064 - Earth observations during STS-64

STS114-322-028 - STS-114 - Earth observations taken by the STS-114 crew

S114E7039 - STS-114 - Docked view of ISS