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LA engineering professor to receive National Medal of Science

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Actress Zsa Zsa Gabor, a native of Hungary, holds Rubik's Cube, a color and geometric puzzle game just being introduced in this country, during meeting with press on Monday, May 6, 1980 in Los Angeles. At right is Dr. Solomon W. Golomb of the University of Southern California, who has authored books on mathematical probabilities and is the inventor of math games and puzzles. Nick Ut

An engineering professor from our own backyard is heading to the White House. Dr. Solomon Golomb has spent the past 50 years teaching engineering at the University of Southern California. Tomorrow he'll be among 12 people to receive this year's National Medal of Science.

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