A beam of high‐energy hyperons has been operated successfully at the Brookhaven Alternating Gradient Synchrotron. The beam was designed and constructed by a team from Yale University, the National Accelerator Laboratory and Brookhaven under the leadership of Jack Sandweiss and William Willis from Yale and Joseph Lach from NAL. The availability of a beam of hyperons is expected to lead to a substantial advance in the study of their properties.

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