50th anniversary


Former Fermilab Deputy Director Young-Kee Kim was once a CDF experiment postdoc who put her heart and soul into the particle detector. At one point, her tireless efforts brought her work to a brief, soporific standstill.

Radio lab

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In 1975, John O'Meara and his daughter Sue placed third, with their time of 63 minutes, 16 seconds. Photo: Fermilab

Sept. 30, 1979, about 1:45 p.m.: SNAP!! Gerd Hartner, in the bow of his canoe at the race starting position, dipped his paddle in the water, gave a mighty first pull and, to his astonishment, broke it in half.

Magnetic focus

Scientist Craig Moore talks about a small fix in an accelerator that paid big dividends for the Tevatron program in the 1990s.

Fermilab scientist Dmitri Denisov recalls how, during autumn months, DZero experimenters occasionally collided with critters seeking warmth in the underground areas by the detector.