Dariush Shayegan was born on February 2, 1935 and died on March 22, 2018. He was an Iranian philosopher and cultural theorist. He was a student at the Sorbonne University in Paris. He was a Professor of Sanskrit and Indian religions at Tehran University. He wrote a novel “Land of Mirage” in French which won ..
Raymond N. Wilson was born on March 23, 1928, and died on March 16, 2018. He was an English physicist and telescope optics designer. He was best known for pioneering the use of active optics in large telescopes. Wilson’s first degree was in physics from the University of Birmingham, followed by studying engineering at Imperial ..
Charles Yanofsky was born on April 17, 1925, in New York City and died on March 16, 2018, in Palo Alto, California. He was an American geneticist. During 1964, he and colleagues established that gene sequences and protein sequences are colinear in bacteria. He showed that changes in DNA sequence can produce changes in protein ..
Li Ao, also spelled Lee Ao was born on April 25, 1935, and died on March 18, 2018. He was a Chinese-Taiwanese writer, social commentator, historian, and independent politician. He has been called one of the most important modern East Asian essayists today; his critics have called him as an intellectual narcissist. Li Ao was ..
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 ..
John Terrence Cacioppo was born on June 12, 1951, and died on March 5, 2018. He was the Tiffany and Margaret Blake Distinguished Service Professor at the University of Chicago. Cacioppo founded the University of Chicago Center for Cognitive and Social Neuroscience and the Director of the Arete Initiative of the Office of the Vice ..
Hao Bailin or Hao Bolin was born on June 26, 1934, and died on March 7, 2018. He was a Chinese theoretical physicist, an academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, and Fudan University professor. Hao entered the Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences as a trainee researcher afterward. Bailin went to Moscow State ..