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Heinz Wolff

Presenter, Scientist
29 April 1928 to 15 December 2017

A German-born presenter and scientist whose family fled to Britain in 1939, Wolff read physics and physiology at UCL and went on to found the Brunel Institute for Bioengineering in 1983. He was best known on-screen for presenting The Great Egg Race (1979-1980) in which he demonstrated creative scientific solutions to problems through engineering.

 Read Heinz Wolff's Guardian obituary here.