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  • 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...
  • Book review: 'The Grand Design' by Stephen Hawking and Leonard Mlodinow

    Book review: 'The Grand Design' by Stephen Hawking and Leonard Mlodinow
    The Grand Design Stephen Hawking and Leonard Mlodinow Bantam: 200 pp., $28 Robert Oppenheimer was fond of proposing that physics and poetry were becoming indistinguishable. In "The Grand Design," Cambridge theorist Stephen Hawking and Caltech physicist...
  • In Theory: Balancing science, religion

    According to physicist Stephen Hawking, theology is unnecessary when it comes to explaining the origins of the universe. "God may exist, but science can explain the universe without the need for a creator," Hawking said on "Larry King Live." He goes on to...
  • Mailbag: Coach Warnock taught more than football

    Last night I attended the Crescenta Valley junior varsity football game, the first since the passing of longtime Coach Gordon Warnock ("Former Crescenta Valley High coach dies at 79," Sept. 23). All the players wore black bands, and some had written...
  • Mailbag: Synagogues also comprise Family Promise

    I wish to offer both a clarification and an update to the article written by Gretchen Meier on Family Promise of East San Fernando Valley ("Family Promise making progress," Sept. 25). It is indeed a network of 23 congregations serving homeless families...
  • Trivia

    Trivia
    Denise Crosby was originally cast to play Counselor Troi, and Marina Sirtis was cast as a security chief named Lt. Macha Hernandez. Shortly before filming the pilot, the two switched roles and the security chief's name was changed to Lt. Natasha Yar. ----...
  • Know the measures before you vote

    As the campaign season gets into full swing, the League of Women Voters would like to urge voters to step back from the ads and hype and look carefully at the measures on your ballot. Here are some good tips to use when deciding how you might vote on each...
  • 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...