March 25, 2016

Craig Venter describes his latest synthetic lifeform, JCVI-syn3.0. And a look back at the 1990s Crypto Wars in light of the Apple encryption debate today.

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Catching Sonic Wisps of Cataclysmic Mayhem

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The Road to LIGO

Janna Levin’s book Black Hole Blues and Other Songs from Outer Space reveals what it took to pull off one of “big science’s” biggest experiments: the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO).

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