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Burton Richter

Paul Pigott Professor in the Physical Sciences, Emeritus; Director Emeritus, Stanford Linear Accelerator Center; FSI Senior Fellow by courtesy; Woods Institute Senior Fellow by courtesy

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January 13th, 2012

Stanford Nobel Laureate wins top US science honor

Mention of Burton Richter via The Stanford Daily

Former director of the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC) Burton Richter was awarded the Presidential Enrico Fermi Award on Thursday. The award is one of the oldest and most prestigious science and technology distinctions granted by the U.S. Government. Read more »


January 12th, 2012

Stanford's Burton Richter wins top science award

Mention of Burton Richter via San Francisco Chronicle

Burton W. Richter, a Stanford Nobel Prize-winning physicist, and Mildred Dresselhaus of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have won the Presidential Enrico Fermi Award, the White House announced Wednesday. Read more »


December 28th, 2011

Stanford physicist Burton Richter's moderate approach to climate change gaining supporters

Mention of Burton Richter via Stanford Report

Stanford physicist's prescriptions include more natural gas and nuclear power, doubts about renewable energy goals, and a new way to gain political support. (Interview) Read more »


April 15th, 2011

New U.S. nuclear reactors unlikely soon: physicist

Mention of Burton Richter via PhysOrg.com

Stanford physicist and Nobel laureate Burton Richter told a Stanford audience that he expects the worldwide impact of the Fukushima disaster to be small. (PhysOrg.com) -- Japanese officials increased the nuclear crisis level at the Fukushima plant on ... Read more »


April 14th, 2011

New US nuclear reactors unlikely soon, say Stanford physicist

Mention of Burton Richter via Stanford Report

Stanford Nobel laureate Burton Richter and New York Times journalist Matthew Wald were on campus to talk about how radiation leaks at Japan's Fukushima plant could impact the future of nuclear energy in the United States and abroad. Read more »




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