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Richard Edward (Dick) Taylor, professor emeritus of physics at Stanford University and SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, was an early user of the 2-mile-long linear accelerator at SLAC and carried out experiments that earned him and his colleagues from MIT the 1990 Nobel Prize in Physics.

A towering figure, both physically and professionally, Dick was an integral part of life at SLAC for decades...In an effort to celebrate and remember him, we'd like to collect any of your "Dick Taylor Stories" that you would like to share with us, be they funny, serious, casual, profound ... or somewhere in-between.


From Philip Bambade
I certainly remember, besides his deep voice, sharp statements and often visionary positions ...read more...

From Guy Wormser
Dick was an immense physicist and also a very good friend ...read more...

From Francois Lacoste
I met Dick Taylor, 29 years old at that time ...read more...

From Adam Boyarski
My first encounter with Richard Taylor was ...read more...


Dick Taylor, May 23, 2007 (Diana Rogers, SLAC)
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Dick Taylor biography

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Last Updated: 03/16/2018