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Dr. Andre Danesh, a chemistry professor turned real estate investor, was born in Iran and grew up in an Orthodox Jewish community there. He majored in chemistry for a year at the University of Tehran; received a PhD in organometallic chemistry from the University of Montpellier, France, in 1962; and completed his postdoctoral studies at the University of Colorado. He has worked as a research associate at the University of Paris and a professor of chemistry at the University of Massachusetts. He lives in Boston.

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The Big Bang and the Theory of Everything From Nothing

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