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Archives, History & Records Office

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

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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... As a way of celebrating and remembering him, we share a collection of "Dick Taylor Stories," sometimes funny, serious, casual, profound... or somewhere in between.

From Art McDonald
My first meeting with Dick Taylor was back in the late 70ís... read more...

From Doug Bryman
In December, 1994 Dick participated in the celebration of more...

the Wake For Dick Taylor, April 25, 2018 more...

From Achim Stahl
Together with my friends from Bonn, Ariane Frey and Jochen (Joe) Schwiening more...

Photo: Dick Taylor, Stanford University Archives photo
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Last Updated: 01/26/2023