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Earlier this month, BNL physicist Peter Takacs told you about his progress in resurrecting one of the world’s first video games. And you wanted to know, “How do I do that?” Based on feedback from that post, we’ve uploaded the original high-resolution schematics for Tennis for Two to the end of this story on Brookhaven’s…

This guest post is written by Peter Takacs, a physicist in Brookhaven Lab’s Instrumentation Division. Takacs, who earned his Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins University, joined Brookhaven in 1979. Peter Takacs More than a half-century ago, Brookhaven Lab nuclear physicist Willy Higinbotham sought to “liven up the place” with an experiment in entertainment. At BNL’s annual…