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  1. News - World - OBITUARY

    Louis Zamperini, an Olympic distance runner, prisoner of war, dies at 97

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 01:10am by AP

    ... and kisses me, so I can't complain." He was a guest of Jolie last year when she was presented with the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences ...

  2. News - World - OBITUARY

    George Heilmeier made flat-screen TVs possible with invention of LCD

    Posted May 05th 2014, 05:43am by THE WASHINGTON POST

    ... of liquid crystals, said Benjamin Gross, a historian of science whose doctoral thesis dealt with the development of LCD technology, and had speculated on how the crystals could be used in a display. ...

  3. News - World - OBITUARY

    Obituary: Gilligan's Island 'professor' Russell Johnson dies, aged 89

    Posted Jan 17th 2014, 10:40pm by AP

    ... science teacher Roy Hinkley, known to his fellow castaways as The Professor. There was seemingly nothing he couldn't do when it came to building generators, short-wave radios and other ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - OBITUARY

    Tributes as legendary movie mogul and philanthropist Run Run Shaw dies

    Posted Jan 07th 2014, 09:53am by Vivienne Chow

    ... been sparing no efforts in promoting the development of entertainment business and made tremendous achievement," he said. "He also contributed to the development of education, science ... Grand Bauhinia Medal from the Hong Kong government. He set up Shaw Prize in 2004 awarding scientists who have achievements in the areas of astronomy, mathematics and life and medical science ...

  5. News - World - OBITUARY

    Doris Lessing- a writer full of 'fire and visionary power'- dies at the age of 94

    Posted Nov 18th 2013, 05:30am by AP

    ... of science fiction. She won the Nobel Prize for literature in 2007. The Swedish Academy praised Lessing for her "scepticism, fire and visionary power". When informed about winning the prize ... admirable qualities, I find her work for the past 15 years quite unreadable... fourth-rate science fiction." While Lessing defended her turn to science fiction as a way to explore "social ...

  6. News - World - OBITUARY

    Frederick Sanger, 2-time Nobel Prize winner in chemistry, dies at 95

    Posted Nov 21st 2013, 04:10am by AP

    ... on modern genetics and molecular biology. While Sanger initially planned to study medicine like his father, he switched fields and earned a degree in natural sciences from Cambridge University 1939. ...

  7. News - World - OBITUARY

    Obituary: British actor Peter O'Toole, star of Lawrence of Arabia, dies at 81

    Posted Dec 17th 2013, 03:51am by NYT

    ... and Sciences said the 70-year-old actor would be given an honorary Oscar for his "remarkable talents which have provided cinema history with some of its most memorable characters". ...

  8. News - World - OBITUARY

    Sci-fi writer who inspired cinema

    Posted Jun 26th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Los Angeles Sci-fi writer who inspired cinema Richard Matheson, the science-fiction and fantasy writer whose I Am Legend and The Shrinking Man were transformed into films, has died. He was 87. A spokesman for the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films said Matheson died on Sunday in Los Angeles. No other details were provided. Matheson ...

  9. News - World - OBITUARY

    Cold war thriller writer Tom Clancy dies at age 66

    Posted Oct 03rd 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... but switched to English in his second year, saying later that he was not smart enough for the rigours of science. Ironically, his novels carried stiff doses of scientific data. After graduation ...

  10. News - World - OBITUARY

    Amar Bose, who spent his life pursuing acoustic excellence, dies

    Posted Jul 14th 2013, 12:00am by NYT

    ... for cars without the pressures of quarterly earnings announcements. In a 2004 interview in Popular Science magazine, he said: "I would have been fired a hundred times at a company run by MBAs. ...




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