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Albert Einstein

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  • Willard S. Boyle dies at 86; a father of the digital camera

    Willard S. Boyle dies at 86; a father of the digital camera
    Willard S. Boyle, who shared the 2009 Nobel Prize in physics for the invention of the revolutionary imaging device that is at the heart of digital cameras of all descriptions, died May 7 at a hospital in his home town of Wallace, Canada. He was 86 and had...
  • Golden Knights collect diplomas

    Golden Knights collect diplomas
    The residential streets surrounding St. Francis High School were lined Saturday morning with cars showcasing messages including “Congratulations” and “2011 SFHS graduate.” Hundreds of family members and friends gathered in the...
  • The road ahead for St. Francis grads

    The road ahead for St. Francis grads
    The residential streets surrounding St. Francis High School were lined Saturday morning with cars showcasing messages including “Congratulations” and “2011 SFHS graduate.” Hundreds of family members and friends gathered in the...
  • Community & Clubs: Nominations are in for Hall of Fame

    Editor's note: This corrects the spelling of Sandi Scheafer's name. At least six people active in local community service will be inducted into the Daily Pilot Community & Clubs Hall of Fame during a special luncheon at noon June 17, at the Newport Beach...
  • Give Buddy Roemer a chance

    Albert Einstein is famously reported to have said that the definition of insanity was to continue doing the same thing over and over again and expect different results. By that definition, it appears that America has gone stark raving mad. Our economy...
  • Science and censorship

    Science and censorship
    Albert Einstein once said the reason he was able to accomplish so much was because he had "stood on the shoulders of giants" like Newton and Galileo. The Nobel Prize-winning physicist's remark was a reminder how much scientists depend on discoveries...
  • 'Green Lantern' review: As Norm Macdonald would say, "Wait, what?"

    'Green Lantern' review: As Norm Macdonald would say, "Wait, what?"
    *1/2 (out of four) Somehow Hal Jordan (Ryan “Sexiest Man Alive” Reynolds) has become a renowned fighter pilot despite being a habitual quitter or something—the movie doesn't show him quitting but does say fear once caused him to break...
  • The Crowd: Bond brings out the music lovers

    The Pacific Symphony's pops series producers billed the evening, "The Music of Bond. James Bond." Led by celebrated guest conductor Carl Davis, the symphony performed theme songs from the movies based on the thrillers Ian Fleming penned as part of a...
  • PASSINGS: Itamar Franco, Ron Smith

    PASSINGS: Itamar Franco, Ron Smith
    Itamar Franco Former president helped Brazil tame inflation Itamar Franco, 81, former Brazilian president who in the 1990s tamed inflation in Latin America's biggest country, died of a stroke Saturday at Sao Paulo's Albert Einstein hospital, the...
  • Laughter is the test medicine

    Laughter is the test medicine
    To an Alzheimer's patient, there's nothing funny about forgetting to turn off the oven, losing a telephone number or misplacing books from the library. But turning those mishaps into punch lines might turn out to be therapeutic. The idea that...
  • Steve Jobs biographer Walter Isaacson discusses the late, iconic Apple leader

    Steve Jobs biographer Walter Isaacson discusses the late, iconic Apple leader
    Few nonfiction writers think bigger than Walter Isaacson, who has taken on subjects like Henry Kissinger, Benjamin Franklin and Albert Einstein. But when Apple founder Steve Jobs invited him in 2004 to write a complete and frank biography, Isaacson held...