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The November Revolution Photo Gallery

SPEAR completed

Photo of the newly completed SPEAR taken on April 26, 1972. (SLAC photo 3053).

SLAC/LBL members

Two members of the SLAC/LBL research team check the counters and electronics used in the solenoidal magnetic detector [Mark I].  Adventures in Experimental Physics, v.5, p.145. (LBNL photo, GA4806, SLAC slide 784)

experimental team members

Members of the experimental team taking the first look at graphs of the cross section showing the presence of the psi particle. Left to right are: Martin Breidenbach (seated), Gerson Golhaber, Ewan Paterson, Herman Winnick (from the Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Project group), and Francois Vannucci. Photo by Vera Lüth, November 10, 1974 at the Stanford Linear Accelerator SPEAR facility. Adventures in Experimental Physics, v.5, p.139. (arc62)

Gerson Goldhaber, Martin Perl, and Burton Richter

Gerson Goldhaber, Martin Perl, and Burton Richter view an event display in the SPEAR (Mark I) counting room. (GA3860a)

 Burton 
Richter in a quiet corner

Burton Richter finds a (relatively) quiet corner of the counting house to do some data analysis. Photo by Vera Lüth, November 10, 1974 at the Stanford Linear Accelerator SPEAR facility. (arc63)

Computer reconstruction

Computer reconstruction of a psi-prime decay i the Mark I detector, making a near-perfect image of the Greek letter psi. (SLAC slide747)

 Burton Richter celebrates the discovery of the psi.

 Burton Richter (center) celebrates the discovery of the psi with a champagne toast. With Richter are group members Carl Friedburg (left) and Ewan Paterson (right ). Photo by Vera Lüth, November 10, 1974 at the Stanford Linear Accelerator SPEAR facility. Adventures in Experimental Physics, v.5, p. 143.(arc102)

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