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Photo of Ettinger taken in the 1940s.
Robert Chester Wilson Ettinger
December 4, 1918
Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States
|Died||July 23, 2011 (aged 92)|
Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
|Resting place||Patient at the Cryonics Institute|
|Education||Teacher for physics and mathematics|
|Alma mater||Wayne State University|
|Organization||Cryonics Institute, Immortalist Society|
|Known for||starting the idea of cryonics|
|The Penultimate Trump|
The Prospect of Immortality
Man Into Superman
|Parent(s)||Rhea Chaloff Ettinger|
Robert Chester Wilson Ettinger (December 4, 1918 – July 23, 2011) was an American academic. He was known as "the father of cryonics" because of the impact of his 1962 book The Prospect of Immortality.
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- "Robert Ettinger". Cryonics Institute. Archived from the original on September 5, 2012. Retrieved May 24, 2009. Cite uses deprecated parameter
- Associated Press (July 26, 2011). "Cryonics pioneer Robert Ettinger dies". London: Guardian. Retrieved July 26, 2011.
- Klein, Bruce (August 13, 2004). "The Father of Cryonics, Robert C. W. Ettinger, Interview with Bruce Klein". Immortality Institute. Retrieved May 24, 2009.
- "A History of Cryonics" (PDF). Cryonics Institute. Archived from the original (PDF) on December 7, 2010. Retrieved August 23, 2009. Cite uses deprecated parameter
- "Articles of Incorporation of the Cryonics Institute". Cryonics Institute. April 28, 1976. Archived from the original on May 9, 2008. Retrieved May 24, 2009. Cite uses deprecated parameter