Author Archives: chrisquigg

Time and Change

Communication to my Fermilab colleagues, Fall 2016 Dear Friends, For more than forty-two years, Fermilab has been my perfect scientific home. The lab has provided a stimulating and supportive environment for my research and community service, trusted me to help … Continue reading

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John David Jackson

John David Jackson, professor emeritus at the University of California, Berkeley, whose magisterial textbook Classical Electrodynamics has shaped graduate education for more than a half century, died on 20 May 2016 in Lansing, Michigan … Read my JDJ obituary in … Continue reading

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CERN — Six Decades of Science, Innovation, Cooperation, and Inspiration

This month, the European Laboratory for Particle Physics, which straddles the Swiss-French border northwest of Geneva, celebrates its sixtieth birthday … Read my Back Page essay in the August/September 2014 issue of APS News.

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The Nobel Prize in Physics, 2013

… was awarded jointly to François Englert and Peter W. Higgs “for the theoretical discovery of a mechanism that contributes to our understanding of the origin of mass of subatomic particles, and which recently was confirmed through the discovery of the predicted fundamental … Continue reading

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