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June 6, 2012

Vol. 112, No. 14

Cover Story
Gerta Keller in her office in Guyot Hall.

The Dissenter

Most experts think an asteroid killed the dinosaurs. Not Gerta Keller

By Joel Achenbach ’82

THE SEPIA-TINTED PHOTOGRAPH shows a farm family in Switzerland a few years after the end World War II. There’s a mother, a father, and a swarm...

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Erez Lieberman Aiden ’02

Renaissance Man

If you think a scientist can’t be a humanist, meet Erez Lieberman Aiden ’02

By Jocelyn Kaiser ’88

FIVE YEARS AGO, Erez Lieberman Aiden ’02 was slogging toward the end of a laborious linguistics study when he realized he was going about it all...

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Eric Schmidt ’76

Turing events celebrate the past, ­imagine the future of computers

By Abigail Greene ’13

In the next decade, artificial intelligence will predict disease outbreaks and financial crises, virtual reality will enable us to be in two places...

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Mary Solanto ’73 developed a therapy program for adults with ADHD.

Treating adults with ADHD

Mary Solanto ’73

By Katherine Federici Greenwood

When Mary Solanto ’73 opened a center for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) at New York’s Mount Sinai Medical Center in 1999, she was...

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The new South Sudanese bride

By Sandya Das *08

The rains had stopped in October, opening up a view of volcanic mountains in the distance. Mounds of dust covered the dirt roads; an orange film...

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From Princeton’s vault

Reunion pins celebrate class spirit

By W. Barksdale Maynard ’88

What: For more than a century, colorful pins have adorned the chests of Reunion-goers, signaling membership in those very special clubs called...

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