Marge Bardeen

This team delivered a Tevatron dipole magnet to the Lederman Science Center earlier this month. From left: Sean Johnson, Darrell Frye, Homer Cunningham, Hubert Kimmons-Mosby, Brian Niesman. Photo: Marge Bardeen, WDRS Thanks to the Education Office, FESS and Technical Division, the Lederman Science Center now houses a memento of the Tevatron — a dipole magnet similar to others that steered proton and antiproton beams in the now retired collider. For years the Education Office has sought a Tevatron magnet to…

Marge Bardeen Marge Bardeen, head of the Education Office, wrote this column. The calendar says spring, and so does the Education Office field trip calendar. This time of year yellow school buses roll up to Wilson Hall or the Lederman Science Center, loaded primarily with students from 8th to 12th grades who have come to meet scientists in our workplace. Some students as young as 1st grade visit the prairie, mostly in the fall. Last year more than 10,000 students…