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Charlie Briegel, a member of the Accelerator Division Controls Department for 42 years, passed away Dec. 3. His original task was to write and maintain the software that programmed the main magnets for the Main Ring. His support was indispensable in keeping the machine running properly. He then became one of the founders of the ACNET control system, which has successfully operated the accelerator complex from the start of Tevatron operations until the present time. He also served as deputy… More »

Those who know Liz Quigg know that under her cheerful exterior is a workhorse, one who’s been putting her code-slinging skills to use for Fermilab computing and education for more than 40 years.

Please join the Fermilab Education Office staff to wish Liz Quigg a fond farewell at her retirement reception. Thursday, December 7, 2017 3:30–5:30 PM Fermilab’s Lederman Science Center Snacks, cake and punch provided We look forward to seeing you there!  

Christiane Albrow, Mike Albrow’s wife of 46 years, passed away peacefully on November 25 after suffering from pancreatic cancer. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 16, at DuPage Unitarian Universalist Church, 1828 Old Naperville Road, Naperville 60563 https://www.facebook.com/DuPageUU/

Sylvia Wilson retires

After working at Fermilab for 34 years, Sylvia Wilson of ESH&Q retires from Fermilab on Dec. 1. She plans to enjoy a new chapter in life with her family. “It has been a wonderful opportunity and pleasure to have worked with many professional and talented individuals at the lab,” Wilson said. “Thank you all for providing me with your support and assistance.”

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.