Luke C.L. Yuan died

World renowned physicist Luke C.L. Yuan died in a Beijing hospital Tuesday of heart failure at 91, Academia Sinica announced Tuesday. Yuan, a member of Academia Sinica -- the nation's highest research institute -- left US$1 million to the Wu Chien-shiung and Luke C.L. Yuan science foundation set up in 1999 in commemoration of his wife Wu Chien-shiung, also an Academia Sinica member and a noted physicist.

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