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Sir Joseph Rotblat, Noble Laureate, Anti-Nuclear Weapons Advocate Dies

Anti-nuclear weapons advocate Joseph Rotblat, 1995 Nobel Peace Prize winner, physicist and leader of the Pugwash scientific conferences, passed away at the age of 96 on August 31, 2005. RotblatĂ­s diplomatic-scientific work help lay the groundwork for many test ban treaties, including the Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty of 1972, and the Biological Weapons Convention of 1972.

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