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Union of Concerned Scientists Cofounder Kurt Gottfried Dies at 93
The Cornell University physicist was an advocate on issues such as nuclear weapons and climate change.
Union of Concerned Scientists Cofounder Kurt Gottfried Dies at 93
Union of Concerned Scientists Cofounder Kurt Gottfried Dies at 93

The Cornell University physicist was an advocate on issues such as nuclear weapons and climate change.

The Cornell University physicist was an advocate on issues such as nuclear weapons and climate change.

Union of Concerned Scientists
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