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HERITAGE. Florida Jewish News, March 21. 1980, Page 7 belt, and and severe the use of q of Technion patients with extremities walk up and easily, but of ', sub- and bio- Pphed daily at research into and infectious port, they are not organiza- tions for engineers only, but for all persons interested in Technion's future. Twenty-two percent of Technion's operating funds are raised by local societies while only eight percent comes from tuition. The remaining 70 percent is supplied by the Israeli gov- ernment which matches funds raised by local Tech- nion societies everywhere. Through the years many distinguished scientists have taken an interest in the Institute, beginning with Dr. Albert Einstein, president of the world's first Technion socieb', founded in 1941 in Germany. World-renowned nuclear physicist, Dr. Edward Teller, will come to Orlando March 23 on behalf of the Central Florida Technion Society Chapter. Dr. Teller Born the same year that the groundwork was laid for Technion in 1908 of well-to- helps to bridge medicine A medical ,t only how Pacemaker but ates. ' . 0 undergraau- 00 graduate stu- tly attend the th 18 percent of tt body female. %tubers 1,500. departments are akin! major s on numer- Spon ored by ;raeli i nd other and founda- Ugh Israel's DR. EDWARD TELLER do parents in Budapest, Dr. w Societies Edward Teller, best known continents, for his work on the A-Bomb in and H-Bomb, began his long last career as a research assistant at the University of the Goettingen in Germany. of the When Hitler came to Society- power, Dr. Teller, after of Technol- spending a brief time in Ung Orlandc Copenhagen and London, ' reached moved to the United States of 50. in 1935. He taught at Wash- societies ington University until World e essential War II when he became of science and involved in the "Manhattan Project" to develop the A- sup- Bomb. / THE FIRST TECHNION building, 1913-15. CONSTRUCTION mater- ial for the Technion was transported at the building site by the most modern means available in 1912. Dr. Teller invented the "key" to the H-Bomb and reacted strongly against col- leagues who insisted that priority must be given to the A-Bomb program. When the war was over, Dr. Teller con- tinued to insist that work on the H-Bomb must be pursued. The first H-Bomb test was held on a Pacific Island in 1952. Dr. Teller has held 17 positions as researcher and professor, in addition to cur- rently serving as visiting professor and university professor emeritus at the University of California, associate director emeritus at Lawrence Livermore Lab- oratory at U.C. and senior research fellow at Stanford University. He has received 11 honors and awards, including the Harvey Prize in 1975, the highest honor given by Technion, and has authored and co-authored 10 books. In the past two-and-a-half years, Dr. Teller has devoted most of his time to the energy issue. He will speak about "Energy from Heaven to Earth," also the title of his most recent book in Orlando. The Event An avid spokesman on behalf of Technion, Dr. Teller will address the Orlando community at a breakfast March 23 at Temple Israel beginning at 9:30 a.m. Chairman of the event, Dr. Abraham Tenzer, one of a few graduates of Technion now in Orlando, said he expects between 120 and 1.50 people to attend. Admission isleS'5 per person. J . The recently] organized Central Florida Chapter of ....orican Techn00on SocietY" isr"ae'l'l-, stitute o, Technology cordiall00 invites you to attend a Breakfa st in honor of DR. EDWARD TELLER One of the world's foremost scientists sundaY, March 23, '1980, at 9:30 a.m. in the social hall of 1'emple Israel 4917 Eli St., Orlando Donation for breakfast: $5.00 Or. Teller will speak at ap atelV 1 30 There ..ill be no solicitation of funds