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Leonard Reiffel

Leonard ReiffelInventor, educator, entrepreneur, and IIT alumnus, Leonard Reiffel has made contributions to nuclear physics, optics, electronics, video systems, and space sciences. He served as group vice president for Illinois Tech Research Institute, deputy director of NASA’s Project Apollo program, and on-air science commentator for CBS radio and television. Reiffel also invented the telestrator, popularly used in television sports to show game strategies. His many honors include the Peabody Award.

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