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  • Higgs boson theorists win Nobel Prize in physics

    Higgs boson theorists win Nobel Prize in physics
    Nearly 50 years after they proposed identical theories on how subatomic particles acquire mass, two European physicists were awarded the 2013 Nobel Prize in physics Tuesday for their conceptual research into the enigmatic Higgs particle. Francois...
  • Bill Nye, back on the small screen: Explains Juno mission for NASA

    Bill Nye, back on the small screen: Explains Juno mission for NASA
    Having trouble wrapping your head around why NASA's Juno spacecraft needed to come so close to Earth as it makes its way to Jupiter? Bill Nye has you covered.  To honor Juno's closest approach to Earth since it launched in 2011, NASA and the YouTube...
  • Males downplay risk of texting and driving, study says

    Males downplay risk of texting and driving, study says
    Do you think its OK to text and drive because you're a great driver? If so, chances are you're a guy. A new study published in the International Journal of Sustainable Strategic Management found that 4 out of 5 college students texted while driving, and...
  • How the U.S. gave up on Nobel Prize research

    How the U.S. gave up on Nobel Prize research
    This week's award of the Nobel Prize in physics to Peter Higgs of the University of Edinburgh and Francois Englert of the Free University of Brussels is a reminder of how the U.S. blew the chance to confirm their theory of the "Higgs boson." The...
  • Emmys 2013: Complete list of winners and nominees

    Emmys 2013: Complete list of winners and nominees
    HBO’s political satire “Veep” took home a good portion of the cake in the comedy genre with Julia Louis-Dreyfus winning the Emmy for lead actress in a comedy and Tony Hale going home with supporting actor in a comedy. Ultimately, though,...
  • Marc Duvoisin named L.A. Times managing editor

     
    A message to the newsroom from Editor Davan Maharaj: I’m pleased to announce that Marc Duvoisin is the new managing editor of the Los Angeles Times. As you know, this announcement is a long time coming. It reflects months of......
  • Higgs boson binds the universe, but humans give it meaning

    Higgs boson binds the universe, but humans give it meaning
    The "God particle" -- the Higgs boson -- exists, and that is good news. Without it, the universe would fly apart and we would have much more to worry about than a jobless recovery, immigrants sneaking across the border or the fate of "Obamacare." On...
  • Review: Jim Holt's compelling 'Why Does the World Exist?'

     Review: Jim Holt's compelling 'Why Does the World Exist?'
    -------------------- Why Does the World Exist? An Existential Detective Story Jim Holt Liveright: 310 pp., $27.95 -------------------- "How old is the Universe?" Kurt Vonnegut asked in his 1973 novel "Breakfast of Champions." "It is one half-second...
  • SXSW 2013: Nick Cave goes dark, Yeah Yeah Yeahs and Paramore shine

    SXSW 2013: Nick Cave goes dark, Yeah Yeah Yeahs and Paramore shine
    AUSTIN, Texas -- There's no shortage of grizzled veterans at South by Southwest this year, from Depeche Mode to Iggy and the Stooges to Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds, the last of whom opened NPR Music's jam-packed showcase Wednesday night at Stubb's. For a...
  • Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds announce new album due out next year

    Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds announce new album due out next year
    With screenwriting and film-scoring credits on "Lawless" and "West of Memphis," respectively, Nick Cave has spent much of 2012 focusing on his career in movies. Next year, though, the Australian polymath will return to rock with a new studio album by...
  • Neutrinos faster than the speed of light? Not so fast ...

     
    Back in September, a group of physicists working at the OPERA experiment at Italy’s Gran Sasso Laboratory astounded the scientific world by clocking neutrinos, a type of subatomic particle, that seemed to travel faster than the speed of light. It...