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Astrophysicist Dies in Plane Crash

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Science  02 Jan 1998:
Vol. 279, Issue 5347, pp. 22
DOI: 10.1126/science.279.5347.22b

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David Schramm, a leading authority on the birth of the universe, died on 19 December, after the private airplane he was piloting crashed outside Denver. Schramm, a 52-year-old astrophysicist and the vice president for research at the University of Chicago, was flying from Chicago to his second home in Aspen, Colorado. At press time, the cause of the accident was under investigation.