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Arthur Stern, scientist, humanitarian, peace activist, dies at 87

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/obituaries/article/arthur_stern_scientist_humanitarian_peace_activist_dies_at_87_20120530

The Los Angeles Jewish community lost one of its most distinctive and distinguished members on May 24. Arthur Stern, award-winning engineer, visionary leader, and beloved family member and friend, died at 87. In his professional life, Arthur was responsible for a stunning range of scientific breakthroughs, from his pioneering work on the first transistor radio to his significant hand in helping to develop the Global Positioning System (GPS).

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