Press Releases

Leon Lederman, Nobel Laureate, Former Director of Fermilab from 1978-1989 has passed away.

From The New York Times:

Leon Lederman, 96, Explorer (and Explainer) of the Subatomic World, Dies

A Nobel laureate who deepened science’s understanding of the building blocks of matter, he was called “the best ambassador of physics to the general public since Einstein.”


From The Washington Post:

Leon Lederman, Nobel laureate who made key discoveries in particle physics, dies at 96


From Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory: