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Nobel Prize Awards

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  • Large Hadron Collider: Pumped-up particle smasher to probe deeper mysteries

    Large Hadron Collider: Pumped-up particle smasher to probe deeper mysteries
    The Large Hadron Collider is getting back in business. After a two-year hiatus, the giant proton-smashing machine that brought you the discovery of the Higgs boson is set to take scientists’ experiments to nearly double its previous energy limit, in...
  • Asteroid's name skyrockets across social media

    Asteroid's name skyrockets across social media
    Two former colleagues at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory found themselves in the center of a media whirlwind last week when word got out they’d named an asteroid for Pakistani activist and the world’s youngest Nobel Prize laureate, Malala...
  • Arcade Fire's Will Butler makes woefully scatterbrained rock on 'Policy'

    Arcade Fire's Will Butler makes woefully scatterbrained rock on 'Policy'
    Listening to “Policy,” the first solo album from Arcade Fire multi-instrumentalist Will Butler, it becomes clear that his brother, Win, and Win’s wife, RĂ©gine Chassagne, are the driving forces behind the Grammy award-winning indie band&...
  • 'Dancing With The Stars' recap, Latin Night

    It's Latin night on "Dancing With The Stars," which means lots of bikini tops and feathers. And for Suzanne Somers, a Carmen Miranda outfit. Of course. Rumer Willis & Val Chmerkovskiy Salsa Erin Andrews promises us that in this rehearsal footage we'...
  • Big pharma should support the NIH

    Big pharma should support the NIH
    Recently at a reception, one of my faculty colleagues at Johns Hopkins expressed concern about her academic future. The pay line for National Institutes of Health (NIH) grants in her field was 7 percent; that means that she has to spend two or three weeks...
  • Emmylou Harris, Evelyn Glennie awarded 2015 Polar Music Prize

    Emmylou Harris, Evelyn Glennie awarded 2015 Polar Music Prize
    Americana singer and songwriter Emmylou Harris and Scottish percussionist Evelyn Glennie have been chosen as recipients of the 2015 Polar Music Prize, awarded each year by Swedish King Carl XVI to recognize “significant achievements in music and/...
  • Cannes film festival slate offers occasion for parsing

    Cannes film festival slate offers occasion for parsing
    Whether you call it "the Olympics of cinema" (for more bloodsporting types) or "the world's most prestigious movie gathering" (for the more genteel among us), the Cannes Film Festival is the most scrutinized of cinema confabs. Long before the films...
  • 818 Roundup: Rogers, Gabel-Luddy elected to Burbank council; BUSD superintendent finalist under scrutiny

    818 Roundup: Rogers, Gabel-Luddy elected to Burbank council; BUSD superintendent finalist under scrutiny
    Good morning, 818! Today is Thursday, April 16, 2015. Temperatures for today are expected to reach a high of 86 degrees and a low of 52, according to the National Weather Service. Here are your local headlines: - With just over 11,000 votes cast in...
  • Review: 'God Help the Child' by Toni Morrison

    Review: 'God Help the Child' by Toni Morrison
    Toni Morrison is an American literary treasure. But some treasures, no matter how valued or precious, can have blemishes that mar their luster. That's sadly the case with Morrison's 11th novel, "God Help the Child." The theme is vintage Morrison: an...
  • Filmmaker Jean-Jacques Annaud goes from outcast to ally in China

    In his 1997 film "Seven Years in Tibet," French director Jean-Jacques Annaud didn't mince words about the Chinese Communist Party. The based-on-a-true-story movie, starring Brad Pitt as an Austrian mountaineer who befriends the adolescent Dalai Lama in...
  • Rachel Marsden: America can't afford another 'domestic' president

    PARIS -- As U.S. political focus turns to declarations of presidential candidacies, there needs to be a deliberate effort to avoid a repeat of the "Obama adventure." Remember how Obama was supposed to be some kind of benign political homemaker who,...