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Lifeboat Foundation's Frederik Pohl passes away.

Frederik Pohl passes away

Minden, NV | Posted on September 3rd, 2013

Our Frederik Pohl passed away this weekend as
described at
http://io9.com/rip-frederik-pohl-the-man-who-transformed-science-fict-1241405614 .

Despite being 93, he worked to "Safeguard Humanity" to the end. He was a
key player in this year's "Lifeboat to the Stars" event which was
described at
http://lifeboat.com/ex/press.releases.lifeboat.to.the.stars . The award
was given to the authors of "Tau Ceti" as described at
http://lifeboat.com/ex/press.releases.lifeboat.to.the.stars.winners

Fred also participated in our DARPA/NASA 100-Year-Starship proposal
which eventually led to us gaining enough experience in creating NASA
proposals that we got our first NASA win as described at
http://lifeboat.com/ex/press.releases.nasa.selects.lifeboat.proposal

Fred will be memorialized forever on our Advisory Board Memorial at
http://lifeboat.com/ex/board.memorial

We will miss him.

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About Lifeboat Foundation
The Lifeboat Foundation is a nonprofit nongovernmental organization
dedicated to encouraging scientific advancements while helping humanity
survive existential risks and possible misuse of increasingly powerful
technologies, including genetic engineering, nanotechnology, and
robotics/AI, as we move towards the Singularity.

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+1 775-853-5212

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