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  • Thus saith Stephen Hawking: Ain't no heaven

    Thus saith Stephen Hawking: Ain't no heaven
    Stephen Hawking, a brilliant though handicapped physicist, has a solid place in history through his discovery of black holes in interstellar space. Unfortunately, he has long since moved outside his own expertise in saying repeatedly that there is no...
  • Review: "You Think That's Bad" by Jim Shepard

    Review: "You Think That's Bad" by Jim Shepard
    "You Think That's Bad" By Jim Shepard Knopf, $24.95,  222 pages The intrepid British travel writer Freya Stark, best known for her wanderings in the Middle East before the midpoint of the twentieth century, was in remote precincts of Persia in the mid-...
  • Hopkins, Maryland help in worldwide hunt for elusive Higgs boson

    Hopkins, Maryland help in worldwide hunt for elusive Higgs boson
    Researchers from Hopkins and Maryland are among thousands of scientists engaged in the hunt for the Higgs boson, known popularly as the "God particle." Proof of its existence would answer fundamental questions about the nature of our existence....
  • Seeking the "God particle" -- books on the Higgs boson

    Seeking the "God particle" -- books on the Higgs boson
    Thousands of scientists around the world are hunting feverishly for the Higgs boson, a hypothesized subatomic building block that has been called the "God particle." And today, the groups announced they had come closer to identifying it, but were likely a...
  • From Nepal to Jlab: one scientist's journey

    Jefferson Lab in Newport News can, at times, feel like a United Nations meeting — scientists from Italy, Chile, Japan and dozens more countries frequent the nuclear physics research center. Pashupati Dhakal stands out among the international crowd....
  • Fermilab closing its Tevatron in September

    Fermilab's particle accelerator known as the Tevatron, a 4.26-mile underground loop that had been the leading facility of its kind in the world, will close Sept. 30, the lab near Batavia said today. Closing the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory's...
  • An air of creative writing

    An air of creative writing
    How do you write Lin's Bin? Lin's Bin starts with a question. Is it OK to compliment a woman on her breasts? Where does the time go? Why are teenagers so cranky? The questions come from clueless frat boys, from wistful mothers, from grade school kids...
  • Unraveling the God particle: Caltech looks beyond Higgs boson

    Unraveling the God particle: Caltech looks beyond Higgs boson
    Caltech researchers tackle many projects that can change lives, from curing chronic diseases to producing artificial fuels that might curtail the need to drill for petroleum. But professors at the institute say a major new discovery announced this week...
  • 10 things you might not know about doomsday

    10 things you might not know about doomsday
    Either the world will end on Dec. 21, or it won't. Your view depends on whether you believe in a much-publicized but debunked interpretation of the Mayan calendar, or you don't. Here are 10 facts so amazing they may crack the time-space continuum: 1 One...
  • So close to the God particle: Scientists say 'stay tuned'

     
    Physicists have detected hints of the long-sought Higgs boson but have not yet amassed enough data for definitive proof of discovery of the so-called God particle, scientists at CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, said Tuesda...
  • The quest for the 'God particle': Tiny matter, big cliffhanger

     
    God particle quest: It’s a cliffhanger as scientists say they haven’t seen the Higgs boson, or God particle -- yet...