| Jul 8, 2012
Why Does the World Exist?
An Existential Detective Story
Liveright: 310 pp., $27.95
"How old is the Universe?" Kurt Vonnegut asked in his 1973 novel "Breakfast of Champions." "It is one half-second...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 12:07 PM
Some scientist, I don't know who, explained the Higg's boson this way. Picture a large room full of important guests waiting for the prime minister to enter. They are mingling, chatting and having refreshments. Suddenly, the door opens and the prime...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 4:14 PM
Breakthrough: Scientists at Europe's CERN research center found evidence of a new subatomic particle thought to be the Higgs boson, known popularly as the "God particle."
Researchers: Thousands of scientists around the world collaborated; locally,...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 4:51 PM
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...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 8:44 PM
Question: Reportedly, scientists in Switzerland have announced the key discovery to authenticate the theory of all matter: the "God Particle." New discoveries, in turn, create new analysis of the intelligent design of creation, and so the wheel of science...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 2:33 PM
With screenwriting and film-scoring credits on "Lawless" and "West of Memphis," respectively, Nick Cave has spent much of 2012 focusing on his career in movies.
Next year, though, the Australian polymath will return to rock with a new studio album by...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 9:50 AM
3 stars (out of 4)
For the last several albums – “Dig!!! Lazarus Dig!!!” with the Bad Seeds in 2008, and two Grinderman releases – Nick Cave has been in room-wrecking mode. The music brimmed with mayhem, misadventure and ink-...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 9:40 AM
“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...
| Apr 6, 2013
| 12:31 PM
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....
| Dec 13, 2011
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...
| Dec 13, 2011
God particle quest: It’s a cliffhanger as scientists say they haven’t seen the Higgs boson, or God particle -- yet...