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  • 'Big Bang Theory's' Jim Parsons comes out as gay

     
    Jim Parsons has come out as gay in a profile in the New York Times. The fact that Parsons is gay isn't a shock, but it is surprising that he chose to do it in a casual way, instead of the standard celebrity magazine story....
  • A new trip “Through the Wormhole With Morgan Freeman”

     
    “Through the Wormhole With Morgan Freeman” returns to SCIENCE on Wednesday, June 6, seeking answers to the question: “Is There a Superior Race?” Few would expect that since I studied literature in college and now write mostly about...
  • Discovery to show off “Stephen Hawking’s Grand Design”

     
    Likely ever since humans have been walking upright on this planet, people have been asking the question of why we’re here, and whether or not there’s a meaning to our existence. Over the eons — and particularly in the last few...
  • ‘The Big Bang Theory,’ CMA Awards top Thursday ratings

     
    Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton collect the prize for best song at the CMA Awards. Photo credit: Harrison McClary/Reuters Sheldon (Jim Parsons)and Stephen Hawking proved an unbeatable team in Thursday's ratings. CBS' “The Big Bang Theory”...
  • Tonight: CMA Awards; ‘The X Factor’; Stephen Hawking on ‘The Big Bang Theory’

     
    Music will be the mainattraction on ABC, Fox and NBCThursday night. Could CBS be the big beneficiary as the three networks split the audience? 1. ABC is preempting its regular schedule for the CMA Awards, which are a throwback to the bigevents that...
  • ‘Young’ black hole is nearby, NASA says; doorway to a new universe?

     
    Asteroid 2012 DA14 is bearing down on Earth, rattling nerves and making sci-fi fans' eyes light up. But the cool ......
  • Los Angeles Times Names Book Prize Winners For 2008

    LOS ANGELES, April 24, 2009 On the eve of the nation's largest public literary festival, the Los Angeles Times (latimes.com) tonight honored the year's most accomplished authors with its 29th Annual Book Prizes (www.latimesbookprizes.com) ceremony at...
  • Barton Gellman's portrait of Dick Cheney, "Angler," among the big winners

    Winners of the 2008 Los Angeles Times Book Prizes were announced Friday night before an audience gathered in the Chandler Auditorium of the Los Angeles Times building. Robert Alter, the author of 22 works on the Bible, literary modernism and contemporary...
  • 'The Strangest Man: The Hidden Life of Paul Dirac, Mystic of the Atom' by Graham Farmelo

    'The Strangest Man: The Hidden Life of Paul Dirac, Mystic of the Atom' by Graham Farmelo
    The Strangest Man The Hidden Life of Paul Dirac, Mystic of the Atom Graham Farmelo Basic Books: 540 pp., $29.95 It's hard to imagine a more formidable subject for a biographer. Paul Adrien Maurice Dirac (1902-84) was a pioneer of quantum theory in...
  • Faith and Belief: Richard Dawkins evolves his arguments

    Faith and Belief: Richard Dawkins evolves his arguments
    Richard Dawkins, best known as the author of "The Selfish Gene" (1976) and "The God Delusion" (2006), is at the Atheist Alliance International Convention in Burbank to discuss his new book, "The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution" (Free...
  • Florida's space boosters failed to launch, critics say

    CAPE CANAVERAL — Tallahassee lawmakers created Space Florida in May 2006 to rescue Florida's languishing aerospace industry from new competition in other countries and elsewhere in the United States. Hopes for the agency were as big as space...