Emilio G. Segrè

Physicist and Nobel Laureate Emilio G. Segrè Full Name: Emilio G. Segrè
Nationality: Italian

Profession: Physicist and Nobel Laureate
Why Famous: Discovered the elements technetium, astatine and the sub-atomic antiparticle antiproton, for which he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1959.

Born: January 30, 1905
Star Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Tivoli, Italy

Died: April 22, 1989 (aged 84)
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Married Life

  • 1936-02-02 Physicist Emilio G. Segrè (31) weds jewish woman Elfriede Spiro at the Great Synagogue of Rome in Italy

Historical Events in the Life of Emilio G. Segrè

  • 1947-01-04 Emilio G. Segrè and Carlo Perrier announce technetium, a previously unknown element and the first artificially synthesized chemical element
  • 1959-12-11 Emilio G. Segrè publishes his discovery of the antiproton, a sub-atomic antiparticle for which he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1959