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Fang Lizhi

Science, a Force for Freedom and Human Rights

Shawn Lawrence Otto | Posted 06.20.2012 | Science
Shawn Lawrence Otto

That a Chinese astrophysicist's passing is noted in a prestigious American literary journal is a testament to how Fang Lizhi crossed boundaries between the two cultures of humanities and science, and was much admired, even loved, in both.

Prominent Chinese Dissident Dies

AP | GILLIAN WONG | Posted 06.07.2012 | World

BEIJING -- Fang Lizhi, one of China's best-known dissidents whose speeches inspired student protesters throughout the 1980s, has died in the United St...