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