Wikipedia 的 Burton Richter 項，基本上摘取英文版的。
- Richter, B. Beyond Smoke and Mirrors: Climate Changes and Energy in the 21st Century. Second Edition. Cambridge University Press, 2014. ISBN 978-1-107-67372-4
In 2013, Richter commented on an open letter from Tom Wigley, Kerry Emanuel, Ken Caldeira, and James Hansen, that Angela Merkel was "wrong to shut down nuclear".
In 2014, Richter was among the residents of a continuing care retirement center filing a lawsuit alleging refundable entrance fees were sent out of state. This may be the first legal complaint challenging a continuing care retirement home's financial practices. At a hearing on September 9, 2014 in Federal Court, attorneys allege Richter read the contracts, saw significant problems, and is entitled to pursue a legal judgement concerning the use of his money.
Burton Richter's Nobel Prize-winning discovery of a new subatomic particle was described at the time as "the greatest discovery ever in the field of elementary particles." He would later go on to lead the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory for 15 years and was awarded the National Medal of Science in 2014.