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APS Historic Sites: Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Oak Ridge National Lab: APS Historic Sight
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APS honored ORNL's Holifield Radioactive Ion Beam Facility as a Historic Physics Site with a plaque on July 25, 2016. The Holifield Radioactive Ion Beam Facility and its predecessors, the Oak Ridge Isochronous Cyclotron (ORIC) and the Holifield Heavy Ion Research Facility, supported five decades of nuclear physics and astrophysics research at ORNL. At the plaque ceremony, from left to right: Alan Tatum (ORNL), Jim Ball (ORNL), Johnny Moore (ORNL), Paul Halpern (Chair of APS HIstoric Sites Committee, University of the Sciences), Alfredo Galindo-Uribarri (ORNL), Laura Greene (APS President-Elect, Florida State University), Mark Riley (Florida State University), and Jim Beene (ORNL).


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