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Leon Max Lederman (1922–2018)

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Science  30 Nov 2018:
Vol. 362, Issue 6418, pp. 1001
DOI: 10.1126/science.aav9603

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Leon Max Lederman passed away quietly on 3 October in Rexburg, Idaho. He was 96 years old. A pioneer in particle physics, Leon shared the 1988 Nobel Prize in Physics. He was an influential public champion for science and science education, a transformational scientific leader, and a role model to generations of scientists young and old.