How One Composer Turns Science Into Serious Drama

[embedded content] Composer Darren Fung watched the weirdly stretched-out sea lions swimming across a screen and imagined the music that would best suit them. In mid-November, he’d signed on to work with filmmaker Adam Ravetch on a virtual-reality short, filmed underwater. Viewers would feel like […]

What Happens When a Space Observatory Goes Rogue

Almost everyone at the radio astronomy center in Green Bank, West Virginia, is wearing a hat indoors on October 4. There are ancient guard hats, hard hats with outdated logos, decades-old National Radio Astronomy Observatory Fire Department hats, ballcaps long discontinued from the gift shop, […]