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2014 Heroes

Kenneth Arrow

Ken Arrow
Kenneth Arrow earned the 1972 Nobel Prize in Economics with Sir John Hicks for pioneering contributions to general equilibrium theory and welfare theory — theories underlying the assessment of business risk and government economic and welfare policies. More

Sergey Brin

Sergei Brin
Sergey Brin cofounded web search giant Google Inc. in 1998 with fellow Stanford student Larry Page. More
 
 
 

Irmgard Flügge-Lotz

Irmgard Flugge-Lotz
Irmgard Flügge-Lotz (1903-1974) was internationally renowned for her many important contributions to aerodynamics and to automatic control theory. More
 
 

Edward Ginzton

Edward Ginzton
Edward Ginzton (1915-1998), cofounder of Varian Associates, helped pioneer the development of klystron radio tubes for use in radar and linear accelerators. More
 
 

Larry Page

Larry Page

Larry Page is chief executive officer and cofounder of Google Inc., the world’s dominant web search company. More

 

 

Sally Ride

Sally Ride
Sally Ride (1951-2012) was the first American woman to fly in space. More