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  • Refining the search for extraterrestrial life

    Refining the search for extraterrestrial life
    Gregory Benford, his brother James and his nephew Dominic decided to combine their knowledge of astrophysics, space, microwaves and economics to look at the search for extraterrestrial life from a money perspective. They posed a simple question: What...
  • Comments & Curiosities: Telling turkey trivia

    Thursday is Thanksgiving. You probably knew that. But how is that possible? I Googled Albert Einstein, Carl Sagan and Stephen Hawking, and not one of them said anything about time and space being compressed between Halloween and New Year's. But I'm...
  • Stephen Hawking may have all the answers afterall

    Stephen Hawking, the brilliant physicist – I know he's brilliant, because I read his "A Brief History of Time" book and the five percent of it that I understood was terrific – says we should be afraid of close encounters with E.T. As he...
  • Coming soon: Science books try to deliver big answers in the fall

    In a cosmic reading mood? Let these three forthcoming books satisfy your search for fresh, unexpected insights into the nature of the universe. God, free will, quantum versus Newtonian theories — no subject is too big (or nanoscopic) for...
  • Crist bubbles with election confidence

    I'm sitting at an outdoor table at the Lake Eola Panera Bread, in the shade where it is cold and gray, waiting for Gov. Charlie Crist. He arrives, scopes out the seating arrangement and decides this won't do at all. Charlie grabs the table and drags...
  • 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...
  • Kirk Cameron's Stephen Hawking feud

  • Rapture or not, there's still work to do

    Rapture or not, there's still work to do
    We were waiting for the end of the world/Waiting for the end of the world/ Waiting for the end of the world/Dear Lord I sincerely hope you're coming/Cause you really started something. Elvis Costello There's nothing worse for a columnist than to...
  • Obama's Medals of Freedom: 'Change'

     
    by Mark Silva and updated President Barack Obama, attempting to spotlight several "agents of change,'' today announced that he will bestow the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the country's highest civilian honor, on a cast of living and deceased figures...
  • 'Modern Family' recap: A stranger in the hot tub

     
    There are issues that every couple — gay or straight, black or white, rich or poor — will eventually have to face. What to do about the handsome, half-naked stranger living in your daughter’s princess castle? Generally not one of......
  • Theater review: 'Traces' at Ricardo Montalban Theatre [Updated]

     
    Think Cirque du Soleil without the spandex. In their high-voltage “Traces,” now at the Ricardo Montalbán Theatre, the members of the circus ensemble Seven Fingers vault, spin, torque and generally defy gravity. They also sing love ballads, crack...