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Wed September 25, 2013
New MacArthur Genius Made Old Sound Recordings Safe
Originally published on Wed September 25, 2013 6:03 pm
The earliest recordings of sound are physically deteriorating, but thanks to physicist Carl Haber they no longer need to be handled to be heard. The Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory scientist is one of 24 winners of the 2013 MacArthur Fellowship. He talks to Melissa Block about his work.