| Oct 4, 2011
| 3:34 PM
Tuesday's announcement that Hopkins astronomer Adam G. Riess will share this year's Nobel Prize in physics acknowledges his huge contribution to scientific knowledge. From the study of giant exploding stars millions of light-years from Earth, Mr. Riess...
| Oct 3, 2011
| 10:04 PM
I cannot understand why the L.A. Times and the Daily Pilot continue on their editorial pages to defend the Irvine 11 (Editorial: Irvine 11, D.A. both made mistakes, Daily Pilot, Oct. 2; "Editorial: Punishing the 'Irvine 11' again, Los Angeles Times, Sept....
| Sep 29, 2011
| 1:26 PM
Kudos to the Coastline Pilot for your editorial about the local effects of global climate change, "Editorial: Washing away our revenue," Sept. 16. There seems to be an effective embargo about even mentioning global warming these days.
| Sep 27, 2011
| 4:16 PM
If you can`t predict the unpredictable is it your fault if it happens anyway? Italy seems to think so.
A group of scientists there are on trial charged with manslaughter.
Their crime was failing to predict an earthquake that killed more than 300...
| Sep 25, 2011
| 8:02 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — Tucked between treatises on algae and prehistoric turquoise beads, the study on page 460 of a long-ago issue of the U.S. journal Science drew little attention.
"I don't think there were any newspaper articles about it or anything...
| Sep 23, 2011
| 10:26 PM
Question: If the human race ever finds a way to reach and colonize another planet, do you think we should do it? The reason I ask is that some religious people I know say God would not want us to settle other worlds. They say that if God wanted us on...
| Sep 21, 2011
| 3:32 PM
Governor Bob McDonnell is working with Microsoft to provide advanced computer training to every high school student in the Commonwealth.
Eight high school in our area are apart of the pilot project.One of those is Galileo Magnet in Danville.
| Aug 15, 2011
| 3:03 PM
Public schools today are like newspapers 10 years ago.
There was this fledgling enterprise called the Internet, but we were oblivious to the threat, even disdainful of it. Then, suddenly, our customers had unlimited choices for picking their news sources...
| Nov 18, 2011
| 6:00 AM
America is a product of the Age of Reason. Our founders used their rational powers to free us from the ignorance and superstition that shackled less enlightened societies. For over two centuries, we have assumed that the Age of Reason was here to stay,...
| Dec 31, 2011
Earle Havens can almost hear their voices.
Each time Havens steps inside the George Peabody Library, he senses the muted exclamations, the murmured back-and-forth of a conversation that's been going on now for more than two millennia.
In one corner,...
| Dec 27, 2011
| 7:53 AM
Albert Einstein once said the reason he was able to accomplish so much was because he had "stood on the shoulders of giants" like Newton and Galileo. The Nobel Prize-winning physicist's remark was a reminder how much scientists depend on discoveries...