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Pondering Voyagers’ Interstellar Journeys, and Our Own (L. M. Krauss, NYTimes)

"Tuesday is the 40th anniversary of the launch of Voyager 1... [carrying] a much-heralded snapshot in time. The famous and romantic Golden Record, developed by Carl Sagan and his colleagues" συνέχεια..

Spies Like Us: A Conversation With John le Carré and Ben Macintyre (NYT)

"They exist somewhere in that foggy, deniable hinterland. It’s called maskirovka — little masquerade — where you create so much confusion and uncertainty and mystery that no one knows what the truth συνέχεια..

The Nihilism of Julian Assange (Sue Halpern, NYRB)

"[Ambivalence] is the emotion Assange often stirs up in those who support the WikiLeaks mission but are disturbed by its chief missionary." Αναδρομή με αφορμή την ταινία "Risk" της Laura Poitras. συνέχεια..

The strange case of a Nazi who became an Israeli hitman

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Highlight: "There was just something irresistible about the newcomers. A sense of sexual intimacy between the two couples was in the air." συνέχεια..

German police seize thousands of 'Trump' ecstasy tablets (AP News)

"Officers said they found about 5,000 of the orange, Trump-shaped ecstasy tablets along with a large, but unspecified quantity of cash." συνέχεια..

How “Despacito” became the biggest song of 2017 (Alex Abad-Santos, Vox)

“The chord progression is the most common one of the last 20 years: It’s what Marc Hirsh called the ‘sensitive female chord progression’ in 2008” συνέχεια..

In Breakthrough, Scientists Edit a Dangerous Mutation From Genes in Human Embryos (Belluck / NYT)

“What our report said was, once the technical hurdles are cleared, then there will be societal issues that have to be considered and discussions that are going to have to happen. Now’s the time.” συνέχεια..

Deceit, determination and Murdoch's millions: how Premier League was born (P. MacInnes, Guardian)

"The story of how the Premier League came into being [...] is a story of its age, the late 1980s and early 1990s, when Thatcherism had smashed post-war orthodoxies but created little in its place." συνέχεια..

Inside the Secret, Strange Origins of Steve Bannon’s Nationalist Fantasia | Vanity Fair

The chief strategist of Trump’s triumph reveals his strange brew of intellectual influences, including a French-Egyptian Muslim occultist guru, and his apocalyptic view of history.
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