Latest issue: CAM 77
When is it acceptable to sleep in public? What have we lost with the forgotten art of the ‘letter home’? And how did four undergraduates kick-start a musical revolution? CAM investigates.
- The Big Sleep: The Japanese don’t sleep. They don’t nap. They do inemuri. Dr Brigitte Steger explains all.
- Looking up: When Professor Didier Queloz spotted a strange light emitting from a star many light years away from the Earth, he thought it signalled the end of his PhD.
- Dear Mother: Before WhatsApp, before Facebook, before email even, the way generations of Cambridge students sent news home was via letter. CAM rips open the envelope.
- At home and astray: Dr Philip Howell uncovers how the humble hound became man’s best friend.
- Folk Story: In 1954 four undergraduates decided to take the guitar and singing thing a bit further. The result became the stuff of legends.
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