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Sound Editor Walter Murch Looks Away from the Big Screen and Looks Towards the Stars

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Walter Murch stands behind a laptop. (Photo: Jemal Countess/Getty Images)

Prolific film editor and sound designer Walter Murch has been in Hollywood for over half a century, working on such films as “Apocalypse Now,” “The Godfather” and “The English Patient.” But the three time Oscar-winner has another hobby: astrophysics. In his spare time, Murch steps away from the big screen and tries to prove Bode’s Law, a 240-year-old theory on the spacing of the planets in the solar system. Murch joins us to discuss his work in astrophysics and the connections he sees between astronomy and sound editing.

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Walter Murch, film editor and sound designer

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