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Laurence Young, professor emeritus of astronautics and renowned expert in bioastronautics, dies at 85

A pioneer in the science of humans in space, he launched the HST bioastronautics program, and is remembered for far-reaching impact on his field and the people closest to him. Laurence R. Young ’57, SM ’59, ScD ’62, the Apollo Program Professor Emeritus of Astronautics and professor of health sciences…

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Professor Emeritus Lawrence Frishkopf, expert in communications biophysics, dies at 90

Longtime EECS and HST faculty member was known for his work on the biophysics of auditory systems. Lawrence Frishkopf, MIT professor emeritus of electrical engineering and computer science, died on June 25, one day before his 91st birthday. An area chair in the department, Frishkopf was aļ¬ƒliated with both the…

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