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The Swampby Mark Silva and updated President Barack Obama, attempting to spotlight several "agents of change,'' today announced that he will bestow the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the country's highest civilian honor, on a cast of living and deceased figures...
"The Grand Design." Stephen Hawking and Leonard Mlodinow. Random House. $28. 198 pp. "The Grand Design" may sharpen appetites for answers to questions like "Why is there something rather than nothing?" and "Why do we exist?" — questions that have...
The Dish RagStephen Hawking advises earthlings not to talk to the aliens. And with good reason! He thinks they will be more like the acid-blooded critters in "Alien" than the cuddly E.T....
The TV GuyÂ» Orlando Sentinel â The TV GuyPhysicist Stephen Hawking tellsÂ Diane Sawyer there's no way to reconcile religion and science. “There is a fundamental difference between religion, which is based on authority, [and] science, which is based on observation and reason,”...
The Religion WorldIn an interview with ABC's Diane Sawyer, famed scientist Stephen Hawking firmly came down on the side of the people who think that modern life is indeed a battle between religion and science. Unsurprisingly, Hawking came down on the side of science. He...
The Associated PressSir Isaac Newton's famous apple tree is about to leave gravity behind. Flying aboard space shuttle Atlantis next week will be a 4-inch sliver of the tree from which an apple fell nearly 350 years ago and inspired Newton to discover the law of gravity....
Tribune InteractiveEven if you don't care about saving the environment, at least think about saving the beer! Global warming's rise in heat may effect the ability to produce your favorite brew. No word on the effects it might have for bathtub gin though. David Letterman...
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Tribune NewspapersIn a packed lecture hall at Columbia University in 1958—or so the story goes—eminent physicist Wolfgang Pauli was presenting a radical new theory. In the audience was Niels Bohr, another eminent physicist, who, at lecture's end, stood up and...
Zap2It.comA handful of ABC stars will be pulling double duty on the network this season, having signed on to an impressive roster of actors for the anthology series "Masters of Science Fiction." The six-episode series, which is likely to air at midseason, will...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterIT would be a mistake to dismiss the valuable environmental documentary "The 11th Hour" as a mere redux of "An Inconvenient Truth." Whereas the 2006 Al Gore-starring film, which won an Academy Award for best documentary, focused intensely on global...
Sentinel Staff WritersCAPE 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...
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