Chinese nuclear physicist and engineer Cheng Kaijia was born on August 3, 1918, in Wujiang County, Jiangsu Province and died on November 17, 2018. He was a pioneer and key figure in Chinese atomic weapon improvement. Kaijia is known as one of the establishing fathers of Two Bombs, One Satellite. Kaijia moved on from the ..
Grant R. Osborne was born on July 7, 1942, and died on November 4, 2018. He was an American theologian and New Testament scholar. He was Professor of New Testament at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. Osborne had degrees from Fort Wayne Bible College, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, and the University of Aberdeen. He represented considerable ..
Klaas Bruinsma was born on February 1, 1931,in Easterein and died on October 29, 2018, in Drachten. He was a West Frisian language translator of historical works from Dutch, Spanish and Greek, among others. He has interpreted the works Karel ende Elegast and Beatrijs. Bruinsma was granted the Obe Postma prize for his interpretation from ..
Ruth Gates was born in 1962 and died on October 25, 2018. She was the Director of the Hawaiʻi Institute of Marine Biology and the first woman to be President of the International Society for Reef Studies. Ruth Gates look into was devoted to understanding coral reef environments, particularly coral-algal beneficial interaction and the limit ..
David John Duncan was born on June 30, 1933, and died on October 29, 2018. He was an award-winning Scottish Canadian fantasy and science fiction author. Dave Duncan was educated at the High School of Dundee before studying geology at the University of St Andrews. After graduating in 1955, he moved to Calgary, Alberta, becoming ..
Bruno Bertotti was born on December 24, 1930, and died on October 20, 2018. He was an Italian physicist, emeritus professor at the University of Pavia. Bruno Bertotti was one of the last students of physicist Erwin Schrödinger. He was outstanding for his commitments to general relativity – especially the Bertotti-Robinson electrovacuum, a correct arrangement ..
David Sword Wyman was born on March 6, 1929, in Weymouth, Massachusetts and died on March 14, 2018. He was the author of several books on the responses of the United States to Nazi Germany’s persecution of and programs to exterminate Jews. David Wyman the son of Ruth (Sword) and Hollis Judson Wyman, a teacher. ..
Mario Vegetti and died on January 4, 1937, in Milan and died on March 11, 2018. He was an Italian historian of philosophy. Mario Vegetti graduated with a thesis on Thucydides’ historiography at the University of Pavia, as a student at Collegio Ghislieri. Mario Vegetti was Full Professor of the History of Ancient Philosophy at ..
Ali Asghar Khodadoust was born on October 27, 1935, and died on March 10, 2018. He was an Iranian eye surgeon specializing in corneal transplantation, in whose honor the Khodadoust rejection line is named. Khodadoust medical reputation was the result of in his extensive studies on corneal diseases and transplantation biology. He died of heart ..
Rafiqul Islam was born in 1936 and died on March 6, 2018. He was a Bangladeshi physician and medical scientist. Rafiqul was known for the discovery of food saline (Orsaline) for the treatment of Diarrhea. The British Medical Journal The Lancet referred to its invention of saline as “the most important invention of medical science ..