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The Russian physicist, Peter Kapitza

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The Russian physicist, Peter Kapitza

Peter Kapitza, the Russian physicist, born Kronshtadt on July 8 1894. Kapitza graduated from the Petrograd Polytechnic Institute in 1919 & in 1921 went to work under Lord Rutherford at the Cavendish laboratory in Cambridge, researching into the magnetic properties of metals. In 1934, he returned to Russia, where he did his most renowned research into the behaviour of helium at extremely low temperatures. Kapitzas refusal to work on nuclear weapons resulted in his virtual house arrest during World War II. In the post-war years he became active in space research and the phenomenon of ball lightning

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12"x10" Modern Frame

Introducing the Media Storehouse Framed Print of the renowned Russian physicist, Peter Kapitza. Captured by Science Photo Library, this stunning image brings to life the intriguing story of a brilliant mind. Born in Kronshtadt in 1894, Kapitza earned his degree from the Petrograd Polytechnic Institute before joining the esteemed Cavendish Laboratory under Lord Rutherford. Add this inspiring piece to your home or office to ignite conversations about the fascinating world of science and physics. The high-quality print is expertly framed to preserve the image and enhance its visual appeal. Order yours today and bring a piece of scientific history into your space.

10x8 Print in an MDF Wooden Frame with 180 gsm Satin Finish Paper. Glazed using shatter proof thin plexi glass. Frame thickness is 1 inch and depth 0.75 inch. Fluted cardboard backing held with clips. Supplied ready to hang with sawtooth hanger and rubber bumpers. Spot clean with a damp cloth. Packaged foam wrapped in a card.

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Estimated Image Size (if not cropped) is 25.4cm x 25.4cm (10" x 10")

Estimated Product Size is 25.4cm x 30.5cm (10" x 12")

These are individually made so all sizes are approximate

Artwork printed orientated as per the preview above, with landscape (horizontal) or portrait (vertical) orientation to match the source image.


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This print showcases the brilliant mind of Russian physicist Peter Kapitza, a true pioneer in his field. Born on July 8,1894, in Kronshtadt, Kapitza's intellectual journey began at the Petrograd Polytechnic Institute where he graduated in 1919. His insatiable thirst for knowledge led him to join Lord Rutherford's team at the prestigious Cavendish laboratory in Cambridge in 1921. At Cavendish, Kapitza delved into groundbreaking research on the magnetic properties of metals. However, it was his return to Russia in 1934 that marked a turning point in his career. It was there that he conducted his most renowned studies on helium's behavior under extremely low temperatures. Despite his remarkable contributions to science and unwavering dedication to peaceful pursuits, Kapitza faced immense challenges during World War II due to his refusal to work on nuclear weapons. This resulted in virtual house arrest for him during those tumultuous years. In the post-war era, Kapitza redirected his focus towards space research and studying the enigmatic phenomenon of ball lightning. His relentless pursuit of scientific truth propelled him forward as an influential figure within these fields. This extraordinary portrait immortalizes Pyotr Leonidovich Kapitza - not just as a scientist but also as an embodiment of integrity and resilience amidst adversity. Science Photo Library has masterfully captured this image with utmost precision and depth, allowing us a glimpse into the life and legacy of one

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