Death of Leonard Nimoy

March 26, 1931 - February 27, 2015
Los Angeles, California | Age 83

'Spock' from Star Trek dies at 83
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By DERRIK J. LANG, The Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Leonard Nimoy didn't just leave a lasting impression on the science-fiction genre, he also left his mark on science itself.

Seth Shostak, who researches the possibility of real-world extraterrestrial life as the senior astronomer at SETI Research, recalled that Nimoy was regularly willing to lend the organization a helping hand. When he was asked to narrate a planetarium introduction or appear as a guest at an event...

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