PRI's The World Published by PRI's The World Hans Rosling, who turned statistics into performance art, dies at 68 Listen Queue Download this audio Want to embed this player? Use the code below. More info. <iframe frameborder="0" scrolling="no" height="130" width="100%" src="https://www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/wnyc/#file=/audio/json/735814/&share=1"></iframe> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend The Swedish scientist Hans Rosling has been called everything from "data guru" to "Jedi master" of statistics. He died on Tuesday at age 68 from pancreatic cancer.