Robin M. Williams

 

 

Age: 93

 

Summary: New Zealand mathematician and civil servant who became one of the few New Zealanders to have been seconded to a British government team working on the atomic bomb in the United States in what was known as the Manhattan Project as a joint effort by the U.S. and Britain to build an atomic weapon to win World War II before either Germany or Japan did so.

 

 

Cause of Death: Complications from a heart disease

 

Born: Mach 30, 1919

 

Died: March 18, 2013

 

Location: Wellington, New Zealand