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2014/11/25 22:13
2014/11/25 22:13
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His name sounds like one you'd give a character in a parody of patrician privilege. But the real story of Chesley Bonestell, pronounced BON-uh-stell, has nothing to do with mixing G&Ts or being one...
2014/11/25 22:13
2014/11/25 22:13
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2014/11/25 19:39
2014/11/25 19:39
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It started with a blind date. Theoretical astrophysicist Kip Thorne was a divorced single dad raising a teenage daughter when he got a call in September 1980 from a close friend - fellow scientist...
2014/11/25 16:01
2014/11/25 16:01
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New sci-fi blockbuster Interstellar, made by London’s own Christopher Nolan, apparently had its science thoroughly vetted by space boffins including physicist Kip Thorne (friend of Stephen Hawking and...
2014/11/21 13:53
2014/11/21 13:53
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It started with a blind date. Theoretical astrophysicist Kip Thorne was a divorced, single dad raising a teenage daughter when he got a call in September 1980 from a close friend — who happened to be...
2014/11/20 07:47
2014/11/20 07:47
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We brought him in out of the cold, fed him, gave him some old clothes from the lost and found...even gave him a job...but Noah Clark has decided to leave the Free Press. When young Noah arrived on...
2014/11/19 19:05
2014/11/19 19:05
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... the ACLU, Albert Einstein, the American Anti Imperialist League, -- Bertolt Brecht, the Bonus March, the Black Panther Party, -- Carl Sagan, Cesar Chavez, Claudia Jones, Coretta Scott King,...
2014/11/19 06:12
2014/11/19 06:12
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BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. (AP) — A Vatican astronomer and Jesuit brother from the Detroit area has won a prestigious award from the American Astronomical Society. The Detroit Free Press reports...
2014/11/15 03:44
2014/11/15 03:44
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The European Space Agency’s Philae lander, which bounced into a dark corner after an historic comet landing earlier this week, has gone silent. The Rosetta Mission space probe, which touched down...
2014/11/14 07:42
2014/11/14 07:42
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Tiktaalik is slim and sleek—its flat, triangular head, punctuated squarely by two tiny, beaded eyes, grows into an elongated body both amphibian and fish. The creature’s fossil is a transitional...
2014/11/14 05:09
2014/11/14 05:09
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WORCESTER — Neil deGrasse Tyson is a brilliant astrophysicist with that rare ability to help everyday people understand the bewildering vastness of the universe, but, as was evidenced Thursday night...
2014/11/12 21:09
2014/11/12 21:09
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Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar is a lot to process. That's not only because of the plot, stuffed as it is with relativity theories and quantum data and time as a physical dimension. As a film...
2014/11/12 14:58
2014/11/12 14:58
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What’s up in the air Monday night? Meteors, for one thing! That’s the peak of the Leonid meteor shower, when we can expect a dozen or more shooting stars per hour. The Leonids are fairly thin this...
2014/11/12 07:53
2014/11/12 07:53
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... of the saddest lessons of history is if we’ve been bamboozled long enough, we tend to reject any evidence of the bamboozle. We’re no longer interested in finding out the truth. It’s simply too...
2014/11/11 23:28
2014/11/11 23:28
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A team of astronomers announced April 17, 2014, that they have discovered the first Earth-size planet orbiting a star in the so-called "habitable zone" -- the distance from a star where liquid water...
2014/11/11 15:33
2014/11/11 15:33
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Watch physicists explain why time travel is actually possible From H.G. Wells to Marty McFly, time travel has made for quintessential science fiction. But it turns out that time travel is possible...
2014/11/10 17:03
2014/11/10 17:03
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Sunday marked the 80th birthday of Carl Sagan, the spiritual scientist. Author James Croft writes that Sagan, who died in 1996 at age 62, found science to be a profoundly spiritual pursuit. For...
2014/11/10 13:39
2014/11/10 13:39
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At a recent event sponsored by NASA and the Library of Congress, a group of scientists and scholars explored how we might prepare for the inevitable discovery of life beyond Earth. In 1960, the...
2014/11/10 13:09
2014/11/10 13:09
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As computers get better and better, therapists are beginning to see their work outsourced to algorithms that can offer an unending ear and compassionate advice. This isn’t one of those. It’s actually...
2014/11/10 02:42
2014/11/10 02:42
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No one becomes a scientist to make themselves rich, but for a growing minority at the top of their game, big money has found them regardless. At a lavish ceremony in California on Sunday night, more...
2014/11/09 15:41
2014/11/09 15:41
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Sunday’s TV tips | Irish Examiner Sunday’s TV tips Sunday, November 09, 2014 - 02:43 PM FILM: Addams Family Values (C4, 3pm) (1993) The kooky gothic clan are back and this time, there’s a new...
2014/11/25 22:13
2014/11/25 22:13
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