In Memoriam: Dr. Baruch S. "Barry" Blumberg 1925 - 2011
Please donate to the Baruch S. Blumberg Fund for the Lewis and Clark Grants for Exploration and Field Research.
Nobel Laureate Baruch S. Blumberg died of an apparent heart attack on April 5, while attending a conference at NASA Ames Research Center. He was 85.
Known to friends and colleagues as Barry, Dr. Blumberg served as the first director of the NASA Astrobiology Institute (1999-2002) and an advocate for astrobiology ever since. At the time of his death, he was Distinguished Scientist at the both the NASA Astrobiology Institute and the NASA Lunar Science Institute.
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Wonderful, beautiful tribute to my father. With your permission, I'll print them and send to my family. Thanks again for these,
Please share with all who knew Barry! Thanks!