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Leon Knopoff (1925–2011)

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Science  18 Mar 2011:
Vol. 331, Issue 6023, pp. 1400
DOI: 10.1126/science.1204861

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Leon Knopoff, a preeminent seismologist, died at his home in Los Angeles, California, on 20 January. His extraordinary talents spanned fields as diverse as quantum mechanics and musicology, earning him a reputation as a Renaissance man of the modern era.