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  • SXSW 2013: Nick Cave goes dark, Yeah Yeah Yeahs and Paramore shine

    SXSW 2013: Nick Cave goes dark, Yeah Yeah Yeahs and Paramore shine
    AUSTIN, Texas -- There's no shortage of grizzled veterans at South by Southwest this year, from Depeche Mode to Iggy and the Stooges to Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds, the last of whom opened NPR Music's jam-packed showcase Wednesday night at Stubb's. For a...
  • Nobel Prize predictions: Higgs boson, exoplanets could yield winners

    Nobel Prize predictions: Higgs boson, exoplanets could yield winners
    It’s a favorite parlor game for science geeks: predicting who will win the Nobel Prizes. For guidance, you can look to the winners of the Lasker Awards for medical research, or the Shaw Prizes for astronomy and life sciences. Recipients of the...
  • Concert review: Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds at Chicago Theatre

    Concert review: Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds at Chicago Theatre
    “Look at me, I’m transforming,” Nick Cave sang Monday at the Chicago Theatre, his scarecrow arms swinging from the elbows. “I’m vibrating, I’m glowing, I’m flying. Look at me now.” With the big, black wave...
  • 'The Where, the Why and the How' illustrates science

    'The Where, the Why and the How' illustrates science
    You'll notice something when you first pick up "The Where, the Why and the How: 75 Artists Illustrate Wondrous Mysteries of Science." The book has some heft to it. And it has the look and feel of a book you might have stowed in your high school locker....
  • Higgs boson theorists win Nobel Prize in physics

    Higgs boson theorists win Nobel Prize in physics
    Nearly 50 years after they proposed identical theories on how subatomic particles acquire mass, two European physicists were awarded the 2013 Nobel Prize in physics Tuesday for their conceptual research into the enigmatic Higgs particle. Francois...
  • What exactly is a Higgs boson? An explanation for the rest of us

    If you’ve heard the news about the Nobel Prize in physics, you might be asking yourself: What is a  Higgs boson anyway? If you know one thing about the Higgs boson, it’s probably that it’s called the “God particle.” Leon...
  • Nobel physics prize goes to Higgs boson scientists

    Nobel physics prize goes to Higgs boson scientists
    Britain's Peter Higgs and Francois Englert of Belgium won the Nobel Prize for physics on Tuesday for predicting the existence of the Higgs boson particle, which explains how elementary matter attained the mass to form stars and planets. The insight has...
  • UCI played role in Higgs boson win

    While two theoretical physicists celebrated their Nobel Prize win for predicting the discovery of the Higgs boson, often referred to as the "God" particle, scientists at UC Irvine rejoiced in their contribution to the research that led to the accolade,...
  • Chemistry on computers? Nobel Prize goes to scientists who led the way

    Chemistry on computers? Nobel Prize goes to scientists who led the way
    A University of Southern California professor and colleagues from Stanford and Harvard universities were awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry on Wednesday for their pioneering use of computer modeling programs to help predict complex chemical reactions....
  • How the U.S. gave up on Nobel Prize research

    How the U.S. gave up on Nobel Prize research
    This week's award of the Nobel Prize in physics to Peter Higgs of the University of Edinburgh and Francois Englert of the Free University of Brussels is a reminder of how the U.S. blew the chance to confirm their theory of the "Higgs boson." The...
  • Getting the point: African elephants understand human gestures

    Getting the point: African elephants understand human gestures
    African elephants really get the point -- the finger point that is. At least that's the conclusion of a study published Thursday in the journal Current Biology that examined the behavior of 11 pachyderms who were pointed in the direction of hidden...