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The Science of How Alive You Really Are: Alan Turing, Trees, and the Wonder of Life

The Science of How Alive You Really Are: Alan Turing, Trees, and the Wonder of Life

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“The more a creature’s life is worth, the less of it is alive.” When the young Alan Turing (June 23, 1912–June 7, 1954) lost the love of his life, Christopher, to a bacterium contracted from cow’s milk, the grief-savaged future father of computing comforted his beloved’s grief-savaged mother by …

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