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Charpak Georges D2

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Charpak Georges D2

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

Clockwise from upper left: Georges Charpak, Johannes C. Sens, Francis Farley, Antonino Zichichi, and Theo Muller celebrate and converse about 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: 
1 photographic print (black and white; 7 x 5 inches)
Person(s): 
Charpak, Georges
Zichichi, Antonino
Farley, Francis J. M.
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