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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 Martin Berndt
I distinctly remember the day Dick interviewed me for the job of designing ...read more...

From Cherrill Spencer
I was a lowly postdoc during the four and a half years ...read more...

From Louis Fayard
looking at Dick discussing with ...read more...

From Bill Atwood
Dick Taylor was definitely "old school" in the ways ...read more...


Dick Taylor, May 23, 2007 (Diana Rogers, SLAC)
Submit Your Own Dick Taylor Story
Dick Taylor biography

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Last Updated: 03/16/2018