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Entering SSRL; note the bright blue sky in March (this certainly isn't
conference at the SLAC Guest House: with Mike Toth and Will Noel (Photo
with Uwe Bergmann in
SSRL hutch 6-2.
the run: Uwe Bergmann, Abigail Quandt, Jennifer Giaccai,
myself (what happened to my hair?), and Michael Toth
Contrary to the apparently incriminating evidence, I am NOT using scissors to trim the edge of folio 021 of the Archimedes palimpsest; this was a test object to check beam and system alignment. Standing behind (L to R) are Will Noel, Mike Toth, and Reviel Netz, Professor of Classics at Stanford University.
in the hutch with folio 081, showing the forgery that was painted on
this page (and 3 other existing pages, plus possibly 3 missing pages)
057 (another forgery) in the X-ray beam
members of the imaging team in front of hutch 6-2 at SSRL: (left to
myself (RIT), Abigail Quandt WAM), Will Noel (WAM), Keith Knox
Mike Toth (R.B. Toth Assoc.), Bob Morton (ConocoPhillips), Uwe Bergmann
(SLAC), and Jennifer Giaccai (WAM).
Toth seems to be finishing a death march; actually he is adjusting the
position of the table relative to the X-ray beam.
the last night of the run, Will Noel uses a champagne cork at the
celebratory dinner to illustrate Archimedes' most famous achievement,
as presented in "On Floating Bodies."
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