Monday, February 21, 2011

RIP: Dr Christian J. Lambertsen, Inventor of the SCUBA Diving System

Christian J. Lambertsen, a scientist and doctor who invented an underwater breathing system used by the military in World War II and later coined the "scuba" acronym by which such systems are widely known, has died, The Los Angeles Times reports.

He died Feb. 11 at his home in Newtown Square, Pa., outside Philadelphia. He was 93.

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