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Charpak Georges D1

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Charpak Georges D1

Image title: 
Muon Celebration at CERN
Credit line: 
CERN Photo, courtesy AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives

Left to right: Johannes C. Sens, George Charpak, Francis Farley, Theo Muller, and Antonio Zichichi celebrating, with a bottle of wine, the first time they saw muons working 1000 turns in the 6m magnet at CERN in October-November 1960. The diagram on the blackboard is an interpretation of their "g-2" experiment on the synchrocyclotron.

Photo date: 
February 20, 1961
Original format: 
2 photographic prints (black and white; 7 x 4.5 inches)
Charpak, Georges
Zichichi, Antonino
Farley, Francis J. M.