From Physics Today, June 1, 2020: Fermilab’s Chris Quigg and University of Chicago’s Mel Shochet recount the extraordinary career of Fermilab physicist and National Medal of Technology recipient Alvin Tollestrup, who died on Feb. 9.
From CERN Courier, March 6, 2020: Physicist George Zweig writes a remembrance of Fermilab scientist and National Medal of Technology and Innovation winner Alvin Tollestrup.
From Kane County Chronicle, Feb. 13, 2020: Award-winning engineer and physicist Alvin Tollestrup, who played an instrumental role in developing the Tevatron as the world’s leading high-energy physics accelerator at Fermilab and founding member of the CDF collaboration, died on Feb. 9 of cancer. He was 95.
Fermilab has lost one of its giants. Award-winning engineer and physicist Alvin Tollestrup, who played an instrumental role in developing the Tevatron as the world’s leading high-energy physics accelerator at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory and founding member of the Collider Detector at Fermilab collaboration, died on Feb. 9 of cancer. He was 95.
From Nature, Nov. 5, 2018: This obituary of Leon Lederman was written by Fermilab Director Nigel Lockyer.
From BBC’s Last Word, Oct. 21, 2018: This remembrance of Leon Lederman includes comments from Fermilab Director Nigel Lockyer. Lederman segment starts at 15:25
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 Boise State Public Radio, Oct. 4, 2018: Fermilab Director Nigel Lockyer talks about Leon Lederman in this radio piece.
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.