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  • 'Far Out: A Space-Time Chronicle' by Michael Benson

    'Far Out: A Space-Time Chronicle' by Michael Benson
    Far Out A Space-Time Chronicle Michael Benson Harry N. Abrams: 328 pp., $55 In attending to 2009's spectacular financial crisis, you may not have noticed that it was also the International Year of Astronomy, commemorating the twin 400th...
  • Quarks and quantum quirks

    Quarks and quantum quirks
    While reading a book on contemporary physics some time ago, I realized that attempting to comprehend it was like trying to floss the teeth of a flea. Underwater. While drunk. With broken fingers. And blindfolded. I managed to finish the book, but the...
  • BSO review: A mix of high spirits, high drama

    BSO review: A mix of high spirits, high drama
    The penultimate program of the Baltimore Symphony's season balances feel-good orchestral pieces by Osvaldo Golijov and Benjamin Britten against a piano concerto by Johannes Brahms packed with darkly emotional drama. It makes for an engrossing combination....
  • O.C. Bargainista: Dinner and a show for your birthday

    Freebie of the Week: The O.C. Bargainista will be using her free $30 Benihana birthday gift certificate Friday after submitting this column, and urges you to go to benihana.com and sign up for your own birthday gift. The certificate will arrive in your...
  • Our Laguna: Honoring those for their skills, service

    I read Monday in the L.A. Times that Gino Cimoli had died. Gino was the first major league player to bat on the West Coast when the Dodgers and Giants moved to California from New York in 1958. He wasn't the Dodgers usual lead-off batter, but Manager...
  • Prime time for Jupiter

     
    Jupiter, the King of the Planets, reaches opposition tonight, its closest approach and brightest appearance of the year. Or, it would be if we could see through the clouds and murky skies we're enduring at the moment.No matter. Planets move......
  • Time stamp: Etten Eller jewelry delivers understated elegance

     
    Designer Tini Bloom’s 2-year-old jewelry line Etten Eller is a study in contrasts. The L.A native and Brooklyn resident crafts delicate “pearls” from nickel-plated brass and strings thin brass “sequins” onto Japanese cotton, creating necklaces...
  • British Library debuts smart-phone app

     
    The Treasures smartphone app launched Monday offers a guided tour of 100 literary, musical, scientific and historical pieces in the British Library's collection....
  • Newton, Galileo, Archimedes and Chuck

     
    Former Morning Call reporter Chuck Ayers died over the weekend in California. He would have been 53 years old Monday. Chuck was a talented reporter who did some excellent stories for the Call. Still, what I’ll remember most are the......
  • Westminster dog show 2011: The contestants prepare

     
    If you're a fan of dog shows, you might know the middle of February not for the holiday it contains, but for the famous show that takes place. We're speaking, of course, of the Westminster Kennel Club dog show, which......
  • Huntington's latest acquisitions include 17th century text attacking Galileo

     
    17th century text attacking Galileo acquired by Huntington...