Cryonics Pioneer Goes Into The Deep Freeze At 92…

Robert Ettinger, a pioneer of the cryonics movement, has died at home at the age of 92, in a suburb of Detroit after weeks of declining health. He arranged to have his body stored at the facility he founded in the hope that medical technology will enable him to live again one day.

It was in 1976 that Mr Ettinger founded his own facility – The Cryonics Institute – to carry out more preservations. And there, in the 7000sq ft warehouse on an industrial estate in Clinton Township, Michigan, his body was placed in liquid nitrogen at minus 196 centigrade alongside the 105 others that have so far been preserved. One of the most famous of those is Walt Disney…

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