Uwe Bergmann | Photo Courtesy of Brad Plummer, SLAC
While officially billed as a physicist at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, our latest 10 Questions guest may be more aptly titled a scientific detective. In this fascinating addition to 10 Questions you’ll learn about how he used x-ray techniques to uncover historical mysteries from fossilized dinosaur remains to ancient mathematical texts.
Uwe Bergmann: I didn’t plan to do it. That’s the true answer. I started with physics. I had some friends in school and we thought it would be cool to study physics and somehow that stuck with me. None of my friends stayed in physics.
Q: What brought you to SLAC?