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Felicia the Fermilab Ferret

17 Jun 2013, 14:05 UTC
Felicia the Fermilab Ferret
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Felicia, Felicia, oh have you met Felicia? Felicia the Fermilab Ferret! (sung to the tune of Lydia the Tattooed Lady) As part of the process of writing my book Back Roads, Dark Skies, I’ve probably gathered five times more material than I actually need, so some really interesting stuff won’t end up in the final […]

Felicia, Felicia, oh have you met Felicia?
Felicia the Fermilab Ferret!
(sung to the tune of Lydia the Tattooed Lady)
Felicia the Fermilab Ferret. [Foto by fTim Fielding/Fermi fNational fAccelerator fLaboratory.]As part of the process of writing my book Back Roads, Dark Skies, I’ve probably gathered five times more material than I actually need, so some really interesting stuff won’t end up in the final version. To wit: a minor character in the history of Fermilab, a trained ferret named Felicia.
I mentioned Felicia in passing on my social networks (because small fuzzy aminal!), and suddenly found other people sharing the Fermilab history page I linked to. Obviously the story isn’t mine, but it can be mine to tell. Though it doesn’t fit in my book, here’s the brief story of Felicia the Fermilab Ferret, drawn from the website and the official Fermilab history ...

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