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Yuval Ne'eman
Birth: May 14, 1925
Death: Apr. 26, 2006

Nuclear Physicist. A native of Tel Aviv, he became one of the world's most famous scientist making important contributions in physics, cosmology and space research. He is credited with discovering the basic proportion of the subatomic particles of matter. In 1969 his efforts were rewarded when he received the "Israel Prize", the country's highest civilian award, as well as the Einstein Award. He was a pioneer in Israel's nuclear program serving on its Nuclear Energy Commission from 1952 to 1961. He was the founder and director of Tel-Aviv University's School of Physics and Astronomy and served as the university's president from 1971 to 1975. In 1983 he founded the Israel Space Agency and led it for over twenty years. He also served on the Atomic Energy Commission from 1965 to 1984 and was his country's Energy Minister from 1990 to 1992. He was active in politics serving in the Knesset from 1982 to 1992. He died in Tel-Aviv after suffering a stroke. (bio by: Bigwoo) 
 
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Trumpeldor Cemetery
Tel Aviv
Tel Aviv District, Israel
 
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Record added: Apr 27, 2006
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