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  • Woods was 'ideal actor'

    Family and friends of George Woods gathered Friday at the Aliso Creek Inn to share memories of the actor and longtime Patriots Day Parade commentator, who died July 3. He was 75. "He was a wonderful man, full of personality and always a pleasure to have...
  • Coming soon: Science books try to deliver big answers in the fall

    In a cosmic reading mood? Let these three forthcoming books satisfy your search for fresh, unexpected insights into the nature of the universe. God, free will, quantum versus Newtonian theories — no subject is too big (or nanoscopic) for...
  • Kim Stanley Robinson maps the future's gray areas

    Kim Stanley Robinson maps the future's gray areas
    In science fiction, there's dystopia and there's utopia. There are the dark wizards of apocalypse, terrifying us with visions of humanity's grim comeuppance. And the starry-eyed fantasists, insisting how much better the future will be than the messy,...
  • '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...
  • Janitor / Neil Flynn

    Janitor / Neil Flynn
    THE JANITOR The Janitor (Neil Flynn) attended Harvard and Yale and later played a bit part in The Fugitive before entering the medical field on a dare from his stuffed bunny / salt and pepper shaker, Bingo. Interestingly, the dare coincided with his...
  • 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......
  • Hubble snaps galaxy triplets

     
    A while back NASA and the European Space Agency invited people to vote on which of a selection of never-before-imaged (by Hubble) celestial targets they'd like the Hubble Space Telescope to photograph. The voters chose something called Arp 274, a......
  • Week winds up wetter; threatens weekend astro fest

     
    Enjoy these sunny skies while you can, because the forecast out of Sterling has us slated for a wet start to the month of April. Rain and shower chances rise to 70 percent by Wednesday night as the sunny, high-pressure......
  • Warren Buffett: 'Not off the bottom yet'

     
    by Mark Silva "We have not come off the bottom yet,'' Warren Buffett says. Buffett, the multibillionaire oracle from Omaha and informal adviser to President Barack Obama, says the actions that the federal government is taking today raise the "probability'...
  • Amaze your friends with Labor Day ISS flyby!

     
    Expecting a crowd for a Labor Day barbecue? Or maybe you're going to someone else's place and you need a conversation-starter. Well, this will make you the life of the party. Amaze everyone by predicting and pointing out a bright flyby......
  • Lost in space: Obama, stargazing guests

     
    By Alexander C. Hart In a brief diversion from terrestrial concerns, President Obama turned his eyes to the cosmos Wednesday night as he hosted 150 middle-school students for an evening of stargazing and science at the White House. With moon......