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Abbas, the Iranian photojournalist and Magnum photographer, died in Paris today at the age of 74.His passing was announced by Magnum, which published an obituary and a set of the late photographer’s photos.It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Magnum photographer Abbas, who passed away earlier today aged 74.— Magnum Photos (@MagnumPhotos) April
After almost a decade of careful safeguarding in a Kenyan conservancy, the last male northern white rhino on Earth has been euthanized following age-related complications. The death of "Sudan" leaves conservationists with advanced IVF treatments as the only hope of saving the subspecies, a process that would be expensive, complex and is as yet unproven...Continue Reading Scientists turn to ex
his family confirmed his death at his home in cambridge on the morning of march 14 — a day science fans are celebrating as pi day.The post famed physicist, stephen hawking, dies aged 76 appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Pioneering theoretical physicist and science popularizer Stephen Hawking has passed away at the age of 76. Details have not been released yet, but the BBC reports that his children Lucy, Robert and Tim have released a statement saying, "We are deeply saddened that our beloved father passed away today. He was a great scientist and an extraordinary man whose work and legacy will live on for man
A well-known Hawaiian photographer has died on the Big Island while leading a tour group near a lava flow. The group was reportedly overcome by a toxic steam cloud when it began to rain during their hike.KHON2 reports that photographer was Sean King, owner of Hawaii Stargazing Adventures, who’s well known for his up-close photos of hot and dangerous lava fields. King was reportedly guiding
American designer and artist Wendell Castle, famous for his elaborate woodwork pieces, has died aged 85 after a battle with leukaemia. Read more
America's most experienced astronaut has passed away at the age of 87. In a statement, acting NASA administrator Robert Lightfoot said that Captain John Young (US Navy, retired) died on January 5 due to complications from pneumonia. Captain Young was the only astronaut to command three different kinds of spacecraft, was the first to fly into space six times, visited the Moon twice, and had th
The first astronaut to fly in space untethered died on Thursday at the age of 80. According to NASA, Captain Bruce McCandless II (US Navy, retired) passed away at his home in California from undisclosed causes. The former astronaut was a mission specialist on the STS-41B and STS-31 Space Shuttle missions in 1984 and 1990 respectively and is best known for being the first person to use the Man
on may 18th, 2007, designboom met with chermayeff in new york for an exclusive interview.The post iconic logo designer ivan chermayeff dies aged 85: looking back with designboom’s exclusive interview appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Marks Barfield Architects co-founder David Marks has died aged 64, following a long illness. Read more is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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