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Archives, History & Records Office

Archives, History & Records Office | SLAC Research Library |

Last Updated: 08/26/2020

Hours: By appointment Monday-Friday during regular work hours.


Archives E-mail: slacarc[@]
RM E-mail: recordsmgt[@]
Phone: (650)926-3091
Post: SLAC Archives and History Office, M/S 82, 2575 Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025.

Office Location: Bldg.50, Rm.122

Dick Taylor Story

We were very sad to learn that Richard (Dick) Taylor passed away.

For many decades we at DESY enjoyed his friendship and help. He spent the years 1981/1982 in Hamburg on an Alexander von Humboldt Award.

Later, we remember celebrating his Nobel Prize with him in one of the excellent Hamburg restaurants. And we are specially indebted to him for help and advice he gave as a member of the scientfic council of DESY from 1982 to 1986. He had a strong voice in helping DESY to find a good way in developing its future.

We admired him not only as a great physicist, but he will always also be remembered for his kindness and the help he gave people. Many of us, visiting SLAC, have dear and thankful memories of meeting Dick and his wife Rita. We have lost not only a great scientist but also a great friend.

Erich Lohrmann on behalf of Dick's friends at DESY

Soergel, Jestschke, Weber, and Lohrmann with Dick Taylor at DESY
(Credit: DESY)