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  • Could plasma-surfing electrons star in future particle accelerators?

    Could plasma-surfing electrons star in future particle accelerators?
    To find the tiny subatomic particle known as the Higgs boson, scientists had to build an accelerator with a 17-mile circumference -- but with a little unconventional technology, such giant machines could one day be a thing of the past. A team led by...
  • Inventors of low-energy LED light get Nobel Prize in physics

    Inventors of low-energy LED light get Nobel Prize in physics
    Japanese scientists Isamu Akasaki and Hiroshi Amano and American Shuji Nakamura won the 2014 Nobel Prize for Physics for inventing a new energy efficient and environmentally friendly light source, the LED, the award-giving body said on Tuesday. "With the...
  • Light bulb moment: Low-energy LED wins Nobel prize

    Light bulb moment: Low-energy LED wins Nobel prize
    An American and two Japanese scientists won the 2014 Nobel Prize for Physics on Tuesday for inventing a new energy-efficient and environment-friendly light source, leading to the creation of modern LED light bulbs. Isamu Akasaki and Hiroshi Amano of...
  • The real Nick Cave? In '20,000 Days on Earth,' take your pick

    The real Nick Cave? In '20,000 Days on Earth,' take your pick
    For a film that received two documentary prizes at the Sundance Film Festival, "20,000 Days on Earth" is very honest about how fake it is. Or rather, the film acknowledges that through a series of constructed scenarios and encounters it is able to...
  • Report champions $1-billion effort to make U.S. a neutrino science hub

    Report champions $1-billion effort to make U.S. a neutrino science hub
    The United States should devote about $1 billion to build a neutrino experiment that would make the country a major center for particle physics on the world stage, according to a panel of experts – a plan that would involve building a high-power...
  • William & Mary students chosen for summer physics program in Europe

    William & Mary students chosen for summer physics program in Europe
    Two students at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg are among 12 U.S. undergraduates chosen for a prestigious summer research program in Europe at the world’s largest particle physics lab. Rachel Hyneman of Springfield, Va., and Will...
  • Emmys 2014: Jim Parsons tempers comedy wins with 'Normal Heart' nomination

    Emmys 2014: Jim Parsons tempers comedy wins with 'Normal Heart' nomination
    Arriving to talk over coffee at Lamill in Silver Lake, Jim Parsons shows up dressed casually in jeans and a polo shirt, no hovering entourage in sight — hardly what you'd expect of someone recently honored with two Emmy nominations. The 41-year-...
  • Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds offer fury, comfort, brimstone at Ace Hotel

    Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds offer fury, comfort, brimstone at Ace Hotel
    The lyrical scenes depicted during Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds' typically overwhelming set of rock 'n' roll Saturday night flooded the newly resurrected United Artists Theater in downtown Los Angeles with the kind of drama for which the space was first...
  • I finally got my iPad to take calls like an iPhone (but it wasn't easy)

    I finally got my iPad to take calls like an iPhone (but it wasn't easy)
    Two of the neatest features I expected from Apple's new iOS 8 operating system for its mobile devices involve that old disrespected function, voice calling on the phone. One enables Wi-Fi calling on the iPhone -- the device can connect for voice calls,...
  • Sundance 2014: '20,000 Days On Earth' for Nick Cave as man & myth

    Sundance 2014: '20,000 Days On Earth' for Nick Cave as man & myth
    The film “20,000 Days On Earth” is that rare thing, a movie that is hard to classify. Even describing it is difficult to do. Screening as part of the World Cinema Documentary Competition at Sundance, it is a document of the recording of Nick...
  • Emmys 2013: Complete list of winners and nominees

    Emmys 2013: Complete list of winners and nominees
    HBO’s political satire “Veep” took home a good portion of the cake in the comedy genre with Julia Louis-Dreyfus winning the Emmy for lead actress in a comedy and Tony Hale going home with supporting actor in a comedy. Ultimately, though,...