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(3704) Gaoshiqi

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1981 YX1. Discovered 1981 Dec. 20 at the Purple Mountain Observatory at Nanking.

Gao Shi-Qi (1905–1988) is considered the founder of science popularization in China. His contraction of encephalitis during a scientific experiment at the University of Chicago in 1928 caused paralysis of his whole body. (M 36126)

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