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  • Coming soon: Science books try to deliver big answers in the fall

    In a cosmic reading mood? Let these three forthcoming books satisfy your search for fresh, unexpected insights into the nature of the universe. God, free will, quantum versus Newtonian theories — no subject is too big (or nanoscopic) for...
  • 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...
  • 2008 summer reading list

    2008 summer reading list
    June 8, 2008 Editor's Note: It's a perennial question for the summer months, what to read? Here you'll mind more than 50 titles in fiction andƒononfiction, organized according to the months when they'll be published. Books are listed in alphabetical...
  • New atom-smasher generates hope, fear

    Michelangelo L. Mangano, a respected particle physicist who helped discover the top quark in 1995, now spends most days trying to convince people that his new machine won't destroy the world. "If it were just crackpots, we could wave them away," the...
  • Suzuki GSX-R1000 is fast to adjust to surroundings

    Suzuki GSX-R1000 is fast to adjust to surroundings
    I'VE never gone so fast on a motorcycle. My top speed: 163 mph. Actually, my top speed wasn't really mine. It was AMA racer Chris Ulrich's. I was just hitching a ride at the tail end of a track day to see what the 2007 Suzuki GSX-R1000 can do in a pro'...
  • Library of the Lost

     
    Laura Miller, who wrote about C.S. Lewis' classic children's books in last year's "The Magician's Book: A Skeptic's Adventures in Narnia," turns her attention to Narnia-like goings-on in the TV series "Lost." I am not among the "Lost" devout, so......
  • Brand X Files: Megan Fox almost a virgin. Weird Al sex tape. 'Ugly Betty' gets her braces off.

     
    Megan Fox is practically a virgin: "I’ve only been with two men my entire life," the 23-year-old actress tells Harper's Bazaar. (Hello) Plus, see her high school yearbook photo. (World Correspondents) The Weird Al Yankovic sex tape: SFW depending on...
  • 'Family Guy': Reunited

     
    How long has it been since we’ve had the full set? Valentine’s Day? Nearly six months since Cleveland, Peter and Stan all had wacky new adventures on the same Sunday night. Feels good to have the gang back together. Mostly......
  • TCA Press Tour: Stephen Hawking's celestial TV journey on Discovery

     
    Who would have thought that one of the world's most famous living scientists finds time to take in a little television? Whether it's crime dramas or "The Simpsons," Stephen Hawking tunes in. He'd even like to participate in a certain......
  • Opera review: Philip Glass' 'Kepler' has U.S. premiere at BAM

     
    The starry sky is regular subject, spiritual circumstance or actual setting of Philip Glass’ work. His latest opera, “Kepler,” given its American premiere at the Brooklyn Academy of Music Wednesday night, is about the German astronomer who...
  • For precocious kids: Santa Claus and wormholes

     
    Santa has a thriving holiday subgenre: As Web columnist Sonja Bolle wrote in last Sunday’s Word Play column, many new books are devoted not just to retelling old, familiar tales but also to telling about his “secret life” — where......