However, yesterday I walked away from one such job with a couple decent options for publication – without, I might add, the use of a single textbook.
I was sent to get an image of the University of Calgary head of physics and astronomy, who was among the group of scientists who have announced that they have captured antimatter for the first time. The discovery was made in Geneva, Switzerland, but is an international venture, including researchers from Canada.
Thanks to a large portrait of the father of modern physics – Albert Einstein – on the wall of the faculty’s main office and a projection of an image of electron plasma that the researcher had on his laptop, we were able to come up with two relevant and visually interesting, yet completely different, images.Images from top:
-Rob Thompson, head of physics and astronomy at the University of Calgary, pictured with a projection of electron plasma in Calgary, Alberta November 17, 2010.
-Rob Thompson, head of physics and astronomy at the University of Calgary, pictured with a painting of Albert Einstein in Calgary, Alberta November 17, 2010.