Death of Ernest Sternglass

September 24, 1923 - February 12, 2015
Ithaca, New York | Age 91

Physicist who captured moon walk images dies
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ITHACA, New York (AP) — A physicist whose career was highlighted by research that helped capture moving images of the first moon walk has died. Ernest Sternglass was 91.

Cornell University says Sternglass died Feb. 12 of heart failure in Ithaca, New York.

Sternglass corresponded early in his career with Albert Einstein, who encouraged him to pursue applied physics over theoretical research.

Cornell says Sternglass' research helped lead...

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