Table of Contents

Quest for Fusion
When cold fusion became hot news, a group of Caltech chemists and physicists set aside their research to replicate the experiments.

Voyager and the Grandest Tour Ever: Catching the Wave of the Century
by Bruce Murray
The sturdy spacecraft, now dosing in on Neptune after spectacular encounters with Jupiter, Saturn, and Uranus, once faced its biggest challenges on Earth.

Safety in Numbers: Protecting Data Mathemagically
by Robert J. McEliece
Error correction plays a big part in today's communication and data-storage systems. And it can even be fun.


SURFboard: Out of Africa

Books: Herself Beheld: The Literature of the Looking Glass by Jenijoy LaBelle

Obituaries: George Beadle, Mabel Beckman, Francis Buffington

Random Walk