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  • Most famous physicist ever? Readers disagree

     
    If you were asked to name "probably the most famous physicist ever," whom would you choose? Sir Isaac Newton? His theories of gravity and motion were groundbreaking. Albert Einstein? His Theory of General Relativity changed our fundamental understanding...
  • America's Next Great Restaurant -- catching up with an Episode 1 recap

     
    I really wish I was watching America's Next Great Restaurant. It sounds like a fun show. I asked for a volunteer to write recaps for Dining@Large, and Bob Swank stepped up.Thanks, Bob Swank!!Bob'll start writing day-after recaps beginning tomorrow....
  • You're so nauseously nice: Getting Insulted by Authors

     
    Somewhere in New York this week, Bill Ryan might be found standing in line after an author's reading, waiting his turn for a few words and a signature. While some people get nervous waiting to speak to an author, Ryan......
  • Music review: Rolf Riehm's 'Hawking' gets U.S. premiere at Monday Evening Concert

     
    Mark Swed reviews the U.S. premiere of Rolf Riehms "Hawking" given by Monday Evening Concerts...
  • Orlando Magic and NBA News: Wednesday, April 13

     
    It's the last day of the regular season and the Orlando Magic host the Indiana Pacers tonight, but most of the Internet's attention is already focused on the playoffs. In today's links we get into Dwight Howard's attitude, a Magic free-throw shooting...
  • Ken Burns, Steve Martin and the cosmos coming to PBS' fall lineup

     
    Banjos! Speakeasies! Ken Burns! Steve Martin! An epic exploration of space and time! They're all coming to PBS' fall season, the network announced Monday. And they'll probably make you smarter than watching your 10th "Two and a Half Men" rerun.......
  • God, in books: Richard Dawkins, R. Crumb and making the case for God

     
    In books this Sunday, we look at God. And may lightning not strike us by beginning with Richard Dawkins, mobbed by fans at an atheist convention. Susan Salter-Reynolds talks to him about his new book. In "The Greatest Show on......
  • Opera review: Philip Glass' 'Kepler' has U.S. premiere at BAM

     
    The starry sky is regular subject, spiritual circumstance or actual setting of Philip Glass’ work. His latest opera, “Kepler,” given its American premiere at the Brooklyn Academy of Music Wednesday night, is about the German astronomer who...
  • For precocious kids: Santa Claus and wormholes

     
    Santa has a thriving holiday subgenre: As Web columnist Sonja Bolle wrote in last Sunday’s Word Play column, many new books are devoted not just to retelling old, familiar tales but also to telling about his “secret life” — where......
  • Looking forward to time in 2010

     
    Despite the fact that I read more fiction than theoretical physics, one of the books I'm most looking forward to in 2010 is Sean Carroll's "From Eternity to Here: The Quest for the Ultimate Theory of Time." It's coming out......
  • TCA Press Tour: Stephen Hawking's celestial TV journey on Discovery

     
    Who would have thought that one of the world's most famous living scientists finds time to take in a little television? Whether it's crime dramas or "The Simpsons," Stephen Hawking tunes in. He'd even like to participate in a certain......