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  • Warm spots in Pierre Huyghe's often chilly Conceptualism at LACMA

    The traveling 20-year retrospective of French Conceptual artist Pierre Huyghe turns the Los Angeles County Museum of Art into a mammoth vivarium — a carefully orchestrated, walk-in terrarium-cum-aquarium. The exhibition creates a self-contained...
  • G. Samuel Mattingly, businessman who helped astronauts walk in space

    G. Samuel Mattingly, businessman who helped astronauts walk in space
    George Samuel Mattingly, who with his business, Environmental Research Associates, helped NASA astronauts walk in space, died Nov. 4 at Coastal Hospice in Salisbury of a toxic reaction to iron infusion treatments. The former Timonium resident was 88....
  • Director Damien Chazelle orbiting Neil Armstrong biopic 'First Man'

    Director Damien Chazelle orbiting Neil Armstrong biopic 'First Man'
    Damien Chazelle, the writer-director of the Sundance hit "Whiplash," could be charting a course for the moon. The 29-year-old filmmaker is in talks to direct "First Man," a biopic about astronaut Neil Armstrong, for Universal Pictures, the Los Angeles...
  • Author Brad Meltzer's new show looking for 'lost history'

    Author Brad Meltzer's new show looking for 'lost history'
    What happened to the American flag mounted amid the Ground Zero wreckage on Sept. 11, 2001? Where is the pillbox hat Jackie Kennedy wore the day of President John F. Kennedy's assassination? And why are the original Apollo moon landing tapes missing?...
  • Itasca-based Knowles develops new breed of microphone

    Itasca-based Knowles develops new breed of microphone
    Engineers in a west suburban office complex have designed a new microphone that they say will be key to the future of smartphone and tablet technology because it gives consumers the ability to operate hand-held devices without touching them. Knowles'...
  • Book lovers: Try these literary travel options

    Carla Hayden is one of Baltimore's best-known book lovers, one who has spent 21 years at the helm of the city's Enoch Pratt Free Library. When the busy bibliophile takes time off to travel, she appreciates accommodations where books are part of the...
  • Gym bro culture lets young men share the weight of workouts

    Gym bro culture lets young men share the weight of workouts
    Eric Wang dropped the bar. Three hundred thirty-five pounds bounced on the floor. He let out a tired breath as he turned toward a mirror hanging to his right. It was his third set of the deadlift. Chady Gemayel, his workout partner, pointed out Wang's...
  • Celebrate anniversary of first moon walk at Da Vinci's SPACE

     
    On Sunday, it will be 45 years since astronaut Neil Armstrong made the first step on the surface of the moon, and Da Vinci Science Center, which is hosting “SPACE: A Journey to Our Future” this summer is celebrating the anniversary with visits...
  • Kennedy Space Center's quiet rebirth slowly taking shape

    Kennedy Space Center's quiet rebirth slowly taking shape
    Kennedy Space Center is relatively quiet these days, but there’s a rebirth taking shape in the historic buildings and grounds. On a recent tour, I was able to see ongoing work to retool large areas of the complex for a new era of space flight. I...
  • Oddball bills stand out in Congress

    Thousands of bills are introduced in a congressional session, but only a fraction become law. Even without that success, they call attention to their causes — or their sponsors. Here are a few of the eclectic measures awaiting action in Congress....
  • Digital artists in India make U.S. films pop

    MUMBAI, India — Darren Aronofsky may be a household name in Hollywood, where his last two films were critically acclaimed hits. But to the young Indian artists laboring on the director's newest project — the Biblical epic "Noah" — he was...