Wednesday, April 30, 2008

Pi Poles, Robert Wilson

"Bearing a symbol crucial to science, Robert Wilson's pi-shaped power poles also bear a crucial 30 megawatts of power to make science at Fermilab happen. "

Designed and installed in the 1970s, when he was director of Fermilab. The original wooden structures are now being replaced with steel cast to the original dimensions.

A scientist with an eye for design.

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