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Former Fermilab scientist Frank Turkot died on Oct. 27. He was 89. Turkot worked at Fermilab 1975 to 1995 and was a guest retiree until 2016. He held a number of leadership positions during his career at both Brookhaven National Laboratory and Fermilab, including head of the Fermilab Main Ring Department in the late 1970s and early 1980s. Read Turkot’s obituary.

From The Chicago Maroon, Oct. 18, 2018: The particle physicist and Nobel laureate also helped found a publicly funded math and science academy for Illinois teenagers.

From Physics Today, Oct. 10, 2018: Fermilab scientist emeritus John Yoh offers a reminiscence of Leon Lederman in this compilation.

From CERN, Oct. 5, 2018: Lederman’s career spanned more than 60 years and brought him to universities and laboratories all over the world, including time at CERN as a visiting scientist.