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Stephen Hawking Given Superhero Status

Posted 05.23.2013 | Science

By: Megan Gannon, News Editor Published: 05/23/2013 11:44 AM EDT on LiveScience Living legend Stephen Hawking has already achieved superhero statu...

BOFFINS' BIRTHDAY: Five Great Scientists Born On June 13

Posted 06.13.2012 | Science

Happy birthday, John. And Grigori and Luis and James and Thomas. Those are the first names of five famous scientists, some living and some dead, born ...

Stephen Hawking Called Frequent Sex Club Visitor

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 02.29.2012 | Science

Stephen Hawking may be confined to a wheelchair, but that doesn't seem to keep him from making the rounds. The celebrated astrophysicist is a regular ...

Down to a Science

Jerry Zezima | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jerry Zezima

Accelerated particles in Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider have been known to travel 700 million miles per hour, which is almost as fast as some drivers go on Interstate 95 or the Long Island Expressway.

Ian McEwan's 'Solar'

AP | MONICA RHOR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

"Solar" (Nan A. Talese/Doubleday, 287 pages, $26.95), by Ian McEwan: It is hard to like Michael Beard, a physicist whose work exploring the nature of ...