Vale Carl Djerassi

It is with great sadness that I heard of the death on Friday 30th January of Carl Djerassi, aged 91.
I had the privilege of meeting him last year in Lincoln, England, and was inspired by the breadth of his knowledge and interests. During his life he contributed much to both science and art through his work and writing, and to society through his philanthropy.

His obituary is in the New York Times:

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/02/01/us/carl-djerassi-dies-at-91-forever-altered-reproductive-practices-as-a-creator-of-the-pill.html?_r=1

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