Heinz Wolff, Great Egg Race presenter and scientist, dies

Latest news

    Heinz Wolff on his quiz show

    Renowned scientist and television presenter Heinz Wolff has died, aged 89.

    The German-born inventor, famed for hosting The Great Egg Race, died of heart failure on December 15, his family said in a statement.

    A former advisor to the European Space Agency, he later moved to London’s Brunel University.

    View the original article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-42378765

    Colleagues at Brunel described him as “a most inventive and inspirational leader”.

    In the same category are

    UK inflation falls to 2.4% in September Image copyright Getty ImagesThe UK inflation rate fell more than expected in September, dropping to 2.4% after hitting a six-month high in August. The...
    David Haye signs deal to promote former heavyweight rival Dereck Chisora Haye and Chisora were separated by a fence prior to their fight in 2012British heavyweight Dereck Chisora has partnered with David Haye in a manageme...
    Dina Asher-Smith on the fast times and fashion high-times of 2018 Dina Asher-Smith wins 100m gold with a British record time of 10.85 seconds 5 live Track and Field Listen to Dina Asher-Smith's interview with Darren...
    Charlie Condell: UK teenager in record attempt has bike stolen Image copyright CHARLIE CONDELL Image caption Charlie Condell has ridden through 17 countries so farA British teenager who is trying to become the you...
    News Daily: Canada legalises cannabis, and low hopes as Brexit summit starts If you want to get this briefing by email, sign-up here Image copyright Gareth Fuller/PA WireCanada legalises cannabis use Canada has legalised the p...
    Ballon d’Or: Who is the third-best player in the world? AC Milan and Brazil forward Kaka (centre) was the last man other than Lionel Messi (left) or Cristiano Ronaldo to win the Ballon d'or, back in 2007Th...

    Leave a comment

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

    This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.