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Beef over female rocket scientist’s obit prompts New York Times to change it

Yvonne Brill was a brilliant rocket scientist who invented a propulsion system for satellites in the early 1970s and received a National Medal of Technology and Innovation in 2011. Yet her New York Times obituary, published in the newspaper on Sunday, begins like this: “She made a mean beef stroganoff, followed her husband from job to job and took eight years off from work to raise three children. The world’s best mom," her son said.  More…

Posted by at April 1, 2013
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