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The ALAN J. FRIEDMAN Center for the Development of Young Scientists

There was no one else like Alan Friedman. As a scientist, educator, museum leader, mentor and friend, he was an inspiration to so many people in so many ways. To honor his memory, the Noyce Foundation is making a $500,000 grant to the New York…

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The Physicist Who Saved the Hall of Science

We launched the NYSCI Archives almost two months ago with a look back at 1966 when the Hall of Science reopened as a permanent museum following the World’s Fair. Two weeks ago, we looked back even further to 1964 and the opening of the Fair,…

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Remembering Dr. Alan Friedman: Einstein as Myth and Muse

Today’s featured book: Einstein as Myth and Muse by Alan J. Friedman and Carol C. Donley. Alan Friedman, the late Director of the NY Hall of Science, collaborated with Carol Donley, a literary critic, in order to assess the impact of the revolution in physical…

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Thinking of Alan

Updated May 4, 2014 – Earlier this week, we learned that Alan Friedman had fallen seriously ill. This morning, we received word that Alan has passed away. We are devastated at the loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with his wife, Mickey. Alan was Director…

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