Anne Heavey

A proton store!

One current employee and three former Fermilab students hope to buy some protons in Santorini, Greece. people Photo: Anne Heavey

One current employee and three former Fermilab students hope to buy some protons in Santorini, Greece.

PPD technician John Najdzion, standing atop the LBNE 35-ton prototype cryostat, works on the piping for the cryogenic systems. Photo: David Montanari, PPD “We’re cold, we’re full, and the purity numbers are a success.” Barry Norris, the LBNE cryostat and cryogenic systems manager, thus summed up the just-completed first phase of testing for the 35-ton LBNE prototype cryostat. As reported in May 2013, the 35-ton cryostat was constructed to demonstrate that a non-evacuable “membrane” cryostat, the type chosen for the…