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[FAR New York]: In Memoriam: FAR Says Goodbye to Beloved Mentor and Partner Dr. Yervant Terzian image

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of world-renowned astrophysicist, educator, philanthropist and dear friend and partner to FAR, Dr. Yervant Terzian. He was 80 years old. A man of incredible integrity and limitless curiosity, Dr. Terzian made an enormous contribution to humanity through his work, which advanced the body of knowledge about our universe. In addition to his numerous activities in the international field, he also strongly supported the development of astronomy and science in Armenia.

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[FAR Yerevan; FAR New York]: Neurological Medical Center Opens in Yerevan in Honor of FAR Founder Dr. Edgar Housepian image

The legacy of FAR-founder and late board member Dr. Edgar Housepian will be forever immortalized in one of Armenia’s newly-opened medical facilities. Among the recent events surrounding FAR’s 30th anniversary celebrations, the inauguration of the Edgar Housepian Neurology and Neurosurgery Center at Arabkir Plus Medical Center was one of the most meaningful.

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[FAR New York]: Remembering the Earthquake 30 Years Later image

It was 30 years ago today that a tragic, instantaneous incident permanently altered Armenia. The 1988 earthquake nearly leveled Gyumri and Spitak, killing thousands and destroying homes, schools, hospitals and other infrastructure. The devastation of an entire region of the country is still being felt today as nearly everyone in Armenia lost someone (or something) that horrible day.

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