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Nobel winner dies of apparent heart attack

Dr. Baruch Blumburg was at NASA Ames to deliver speech

Dr. Baruch "Barry" Blumberg, a Nobel Prize winner, died of an apparent heart attack at NASA Ames Research Center at Moffett Field on Tuesday, April 5. Blumberg, 85, was a former director of the NASA Astrobiology Institute.

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Posted by Know-It-All
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Apr 7, 2011 at 10:55 am

Thank you for the article... "Columbia┬╣s College" should be "Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons." [Web Link]


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Posted by Bubble_Head
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Apr 7, 2011 at 11:00 am

...the nation's space program.' -> Single quote should be double quote: a quotation mark that consists of two marks ("), not one.


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Posted by George
a resident of Rex Manor
on Apr 7, 2011 at 2:30 pm

Jeeze guys.... a Great man passes away, and all we hear is minor bickering about a name of a school and a fuss about perhaps incorrect quotation marks.
Get a life you knit-pickers.
I say, "Thanks Dr. Blumberg, thanks for your scientific expertise. The world (and your family) will miss you."

George


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Posted by Voice_Vigilante
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Apr 9, 2011 at 5:01 pm

@George:

Thank you for your feedback; however, "knit-pickers" should be "nitpickers." [Web Link]


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