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  • 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......
  • Shakespeare collection donated to UCLA's Clark Library

     
    UCLA's Clark Library is to receive a collection of 72 books related to Shakespeare that includes a 1685 fourth folio of his works, two histories that formed the basis of his plays and a 1603 book by Montaigne that introduced......
  • Opera review: Philip Glass' 'Kepler' has U.S. premiere at BAM

     
    The starry sky is regular subject, spiritual circumstance or actual setting of Philip Glass’ work. His latest opera, “Kepler,” given its American premiere at the Brooklyn Academy of Music Wednesday night, is about the German astronomer who...
  • Monster Mash: LACMA's red ink; Charlie Chaplin museum in Switzerland; Galileo's fingers

     
    -- Financial trouble: LACMA loses 23% of its investments in the last fiscal year. One victim is Jeff Koons' dangling train project, which was scheduled to arrive at LACMA in 2011-12, and is now delayed for three more years. (Los......
  • 'Big Bang Theory' is an evolved portrayal of scientists (and fanboy funny!)

     
    GUEST ESSAY: AN APPRECIATION OF "THE BIG BANG THEORY" Writer Steven Paul Leiva drops by the Hero Complex today with an appreciation of the CBS series "The Big Bang Theory," which airs Monday nights at 9:30 p.m. (8:30 central). Leiva......
  • IRAN: Tehran staging of 'Galileo' reflects a nation's struggle against 'ignorance,' 'ancientness' [Corrected]

     
    Will the truth triumph over superstition and dogma? That was the question hovering in a Tehran theater Sunday afternoon as 14 men and women in black clothes circled around the astronomer Galileo Galilei in director Dariush Farhang's sometimes nightmarish,...
  • STS-132: Mission overview of space shuttle Atlantis’ final flight

     
    Tomorrow space shuttle Atlantis will take it's 32nd and final (scheduled) flight. Blastoff is set for 2:20 p.m. EDT Friday for Atlantis and her six-member crew. On its 12-day mission, Atlantis will deliver the Russian-built Mini Research Module-1 to the...
  • Amazon.com's Jeff Bezos speaks to Princeton grads

     
    On Sunday, Amazon.com Chief Executive Jeff Bezos told Princeton seniors that kindness is a choice and urged them to think about their choices. "Our talk today is about the difference between gifts and choices," Bezos said. "Cleverness is a gift,......
  • Star-struck

    You say the economy's in the tank, your credit card's maxed out, and you can't afford a movie ticket, much less a Wii? Well, lift your head up high! Go ahead, look up! The new year holds in store all kinds of celestial entertainment for Maryland...
  • 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...