On Ice: Father of Cryonics Dead at 92

Robert Ettinger Soldier

Robert Ettinger has died at age 92, but he figures he'll be back at some point. The father of the cryonics movement, Ettinger had his body frozen in liquid nitrogen until someone in the future can figure out how to revive him. His body became the 106th to be stored at the Cryonics Institute he founded in 1976. "If civilization endures, medical science should eventually be able to repair almost any damage to the human body," he once wrote, "including freezing damage and senile debility or other cause of death." You can have your body frozen at the facility and kept at minus 321 degrees Fahrenheit. It costs $28,000.

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