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John Harmen Marburger III (1941–2011)

Science  02 Sep 2011:
Vol. 333, Issue 6047, pp. 1233
DOI: 10.1126/science.1212357

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John (Jack) Harmen Marburger III, the White House science adviser to President George W. Bush, died at his home in Port Jefferson, NY, on 28 July 2011. His death was the culmination of a battle with non-Hodgkins lymphoma that extended over more than 4 years. He was a prominent physicist, a college president, and the longest-serving presidential science adviser in U.S. history.