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$10M gift to California university for 'wonders' of science


FULLERTON, Calif. (AP) — A 98-year-old retired engineering executive has donated $10 million to California State University, Fullerton that he hopes will help expose students to the "absolute wonders" of science.

The gift from Nicholas Begovich will go to CSUF's Center for Gravitational-Wave Physics and Astronomy center. It will be named after Begovich and his wife, Lee, 91, an art historian and former first-grade teacher.

Begovich didn't write a check, the Orange County Register reported. He is handing over the couple's collection of 15 postwar European sports cars — including a Pegas...

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