Ernst W. Hamburger

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Hamburger in 2016

Ernst Wolfgang Hamburger (8 June 1933 — 4 July 2018) was a German-born Brazilian physicist. Hamburger was known for his activities regarding public understanding of science. He was the director of Estação Ciência, an interactive science museum in São Paulo. He won the UNESCO Kalinga Prize for the Popularization of Science[1], the José Reis Award for the Divulgation of Science, the medal of the Brazilian Order of Scientific Merit, and was a member of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences.

Hamburger was born in Berlin and died on 4 July 2018, in São Paulo, of lymphoma at the age of 85.[2]

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  1. "Kalinga Prize for the Popularization of Science". UNESCO press. January 19, 2001. Retrieved 12 December 2010.
  2. "Morre, aos 85, o físico e professor da USP Ernst Hamburger, em São Paulo". Folha de S.Paulo (in Portuguese). 2018-07-05. Retrieved 2018-07-05.