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Kenneth 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

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

Irmgard Flügge-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 (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 is chief executive officer and cofounder of Google Inc., the world’s dominant web search company. More

Sally Ride

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