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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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Whether they knew him for five minutes or for fifteen years, it seems that everyone who encountered Pief Panofsky has at least one story about him -- he was just that kind of unforgetable person. As a way of celebrating and remembering him, we'd like to collect any of your "Pief Stories" that you would like to share with us, be they funny, serious, casual, profound, or somewhere in-between.
From Abi Soffer
In late 2003, I approached Pief about giving a lecture on the history of SLAC, as part of a YPP (Young Particle Physicists organization) lecture more...

From Nina Adelman Stolar
I worked with Pief in the late 70's and throughout the next couple of decades, and found him to be a very approachable leader of the laboratory. I first worked with more...

From Andrew Mark Crabtree
I first met Pief while I was a research tech at the Mark IV laboratory on campus, also as an engineering student at Stanford. After graduating, I continue on more...

From Ellie Lwin
My first encounter with Pief was in 2000. I was working down the hall from Pief for Tom Himel, when Tom was Director of Research. Somehow we lost Tim more...

Photo: Diana Rogers

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Last Updated: 06/14/2021