[ExI] My mother
pjmanney at gmail.com
Fri May 17 14:45:14 UTC 2013
David, that's a wonderful photo of your mother! And a most Happy Birthday
to her. She must have been quite an inspiration.
On Thu, May 16, 2013 at 1:07 PM, David Lubkin <lubkin at unreasonable.com>wrote:
> On Mother's Day, many of my friends posted cool pictures of theirs on
> Facebook. I posted a link to one of her from early in her career at Physics
> It was taken in the control room of the 76 GeV proton synchrotron (then
> the most powerful in the world) at the Institute for High Energy Physics in
> Protvino, an hour south of Moscow. It was shot in 1968 by eminent physicist
> Nick Christofilos, who I best remember from a smörgåsbord he took us to at
> Bear Mountain.
> Here's what the control room looked like in 2001. It's interesting to see
> what of the original equipment was still in use, decades later:
> If you're curious about the facility, she wrote about it in the October
> 1968 issue. Unfortunately, it's behind a paywall.
> Oh, and today's her birthday.
> -- David.
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