Tour of Stanford Linear Accelerator’s visitor center

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Bebo White, who was on the team that built the first U.S. Web site at the Stanford Linear Accelerator (SLAC), gives us a tour around SLAC’s visitor center and gives us a little lesson in particle physics.

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20 Responses to “Tour of Stanford Linear Accelerator’s visitor center”

  1. O Says:

    Robert,

    In fear that lack of comment may deter the making of similar videos in the future.. comment follows!

    This video is great, Bebo makes the subject matter of particle Physics accessible to all and deals with the poet very well - Physics is way more interesting than most care to consider.

    Keep the good work up Scoble!

    Regards
    O

  2. incognti0 Says:

    Very interesting!

  3. Bo Clawson Says:

    I think kids need to see these types of videos along with the info needed to allow them to visit the Stanford Linear Accelerator site themselves.

    Some good viral web PR is needed to spread the word.

  4. Freddy Says:

    This guy rocks!

  5. Neil Says:

    As a software engineer with a long standing amateur interest in the history of 20th century physics, listening to Bebo White’s tour was a joy. It is always fascinating to listen to a person who firmly understands the fundamentals of his profession, even more so when he has lived through so much important history.

  6. Windrip Says:

    Swing analogy could use some strengthening

    See http://www.hk-phy.org/articles/swing/swing_e.html

  7. Windrip Says:

    Well that’s 7:44 minutes of my life I’ll never get back.
    What a waste of time.

    Oh, and Bob?
    WHERE DO THE POSITRONS COME FROM?

    amatures…

  8. Robert H. Says:

    nice introduction!

    thanks,

    greetings from Holland,
    Robert H.

  9. PatM Says:

    Very interesting and informative.

  10. Wayne Says:

    Driven past SLAC for years; always wondered what went on in there - Fascinating !!
    Bebo White is a great ambassador.

  11. Kris Says:

    Thank you for the video download option. As a free software user, flash presents all sorts of problems…

  12. jab Says:

    I, too, thank you for the download option, for the same reason. Much appreciated!

  13. jab Says:

    I, too, thank you for the dowwnload option, for the same reason. Much appreciated!

  14. topQuark Says:

    As a particle enthusiasts, this video was fascinating and informative. Thanks!

  15. watcher Says:

    very interesting

  16. meneame.net Says:

    Un tour por el Acelerador Lineal de Stanford, el edificio más grande del mundo….

    Video que nos da una vuelta por el edificio más grande del mundo, El Acelerador Lineal de Stanford, hogar de 3 premios Nobel de Física. En inglés, pero muy interesante….

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