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Random Walk

The Caltech-Chile Connection
by Jane S. Dietrich
Far from home in a Chilean desert, a radio interferometer designed and built at Caltech is studying the primordial matter of the universe.

Voyage to the Aliens of the Deep
by Arthur Lonne Lane
JPL meets Hollywood when the maker of Titanic shoots an IMAX movie on midocean vents and offers some scientists a ride to the ocean floor.

Cremona Revisited: The Science of Violin Making
by Andrew Hsieh
What gives a Stradivarius its sound? A student Core 1 (science writing) paper examines a centuries-old mystery.


Obituaries: Edward Lewis; Robert Bacher; Robert Walker; Thomas Caughey

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