Weekes, a pioneer of gamma-ray astronomy, searches for the enormously energetic particles coming from pulsars, supernovae and black holes.
Physicists who worked to prove the existence of the subatomic particle known as the Higgs boson basked in reflected glory Tuesday as the Nobel Prize in physics went to two men who had theorized its existence — Francois Englert and Peter Higgs.
The “average person, or average congressman” doesn’t know much about photonics, according to a coalition of industry and academic groups pushing a National Photonics Initiative.
One of my favorite parts of the summer monsoon is watching
lightning streak across the desert sky. Little did I know,
lightning experts also flock here to study these sky shows.
Trick-or-treaters can get free glow
Nightfall: Harvest of Fear — Old Tucson Studios, 201 S. Kinney
Road. Live shows, haunted attractions. 6-10 p.m. Oct. 29. 6
p.m.-midnight Oct. 30-31. $24; $20 for ages 11 and under.
He's in the ads and on the posters, standing upright on a roof,
his arms elbowed out, fists on his waist, like some neurotic Clark
Kent. There's a TV antenna behind him, and a lot of blue sky.
We've come to expect drollery and eccentricity from Joel and
Ethan Coen. With works like "Blood Simple," "Miller's Crossing" and
the Oscar-winning "No Country for Old Men," the filmmakers have
specialized in ruthlessly comic, often mercilessly bleak anatomies
of the foibles of ordinary men.
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is calling for an overhaul
of college programs that prepare teachers, saying they are cash
cows that do a mediocre job of preparing teachers for the
FORT COLLINS, Colo. — The story that a little boy had floated
away in a giant helium balloon was a hoax concocted to land a
reality-television show, authorities said Sunday, and the boy's
parents will likely face felony charges.
Contract attorneys hired by the county spent almost five times
as much taxpayer money on expert witnesses as the prosecutor's
office and other public defenders combined.