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Former Fermilab employee H.A. Kippenhan Jr., known as Kipp, passed away on Monday, Aug. 3, in Wheaton. He worked in the Computing Division from 1990-2008. Kippenhan will be cremated and buried in a family plot in Wisconsin. There will be no memorial service.

Robert Rathbun Wilson, a Wyoming cowboy who built the world’s highest-energy particle accelerator laboratory with the eye of an artist, the shrewdness of a banker and the conscience of a human rights activist, died late Sunday night at a retirement home in Ithaca, New York, near Cornell University. He was 85.