Gordon starts to monitor the NMR measurements at nights, even spending the night once.
Claudia Zinnes calls to tell him she has encountered some delays and will go online in a week.
Gordon visits Ramsey in the chemistry building.
Ramsey tells Gordon he's started to crack some of the code and that this thing is big.
He tells Gordon how he got Hussinger to give him some water testing troughs to test the long-chain chemicals and the entire message came true—the stuff turned the plankton into itself and then murdered some fish with a serious case of cancer. All of Ramsey's sample fish died.
Gordon also comes clean on the DOD angle to his story, but Ramsey's pretty cool with it.
The Life article with Saul is published, and Penny says the man is riding on Gordon's work.
Gordon provides Ramsey with the drawings from the signal. Unlike Saul, he thinks they look like molecules or atoms.
Ramsey says Hussinger wants to publish right away, and Gordon tells him to go for it.
Gordon continues to spend more time with the NMR rig. The noise doesn't go away