OSU Van de Graaff Lab, Circa 1975

A few pictures of the OSU Van de Graaff particle accelerator, which was capable of a whopping 7MeV on a good day.  Fiddling low energy even by 1970 standards, though the polarized beam source being tested in the fourth image provided a lot of good data over the years.

“Pick a flower on Earth and you move the farthest star.” ― Paul Dirac

“Not only is the Universe stranger than we think, it is stranger than we can think.” ― Werner Heisenberg

“Consciousness cannot be accounted for in physical terms. For consciousness is absolutely fundamental. It cannot be accounted for in terms of anything else.” ― Erwin Schrödinger

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