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Court rejects man's appeal in death of physicist

...rejected an Alaska man's request for a new sentence on a manslaughter conviction in the traffic death of a world-renowned physicist. Byron F. Geisinger was sentenced to more than 18 years in prison in 2007 after he slammed his full-sized pickup truck...
2 new elements officially added to periodic table

...elements have been added to the periodic table. The elements were recognized by an international committee of chemists and physicists. They're called elements 114 and 116 for now - permanent names and symbols will be chosen later. You're not likely to...
Stephen Hawking helps England with their World Cup chances

LONDON - Physicist Stephen Hawking has turned his brilliant mind toward perhaps his toughest challenge yet - helping England win the World Cup.Britain's...
Study: It's not teacher, but the method that matters

...ivy on college walls. A study by a Nobel Prize-winning physicist, now a science adviser to President Barack Obama, the field of teaching science, said Robert Beichner, a physicist and professor of science education at North Carolina State...
Alaska Science Forum: Citizen science, social media meets the aurora

...nowcast" for the northern lights.That's one of the goals of the site's creator, Liz MacDonald. She's a space physicist at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland. Her dream, after a 2011 solar storm that produced red auroras...
Rocks from space in Alaska backcountry

...But we only need to find a small piece of it."Upon hearing of the asteroid, Jenniskens called Hans Nielsen, a space physicist with UAF's Geophysical Institute. The pair had worked together before on other meteorite projects. Nielsen checked out...
Pluto up close: Spacecraft makes successful flyby

...Clyde Tombaugh. (Some of his ashes are aboard the spacecraft.)The White House and Congress offered congratulations, and physicist Stephen Hawking was among the scientists weighing in."Hey, people of the world! Are you paying attention?" planetary...
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Light can break its own speed limit, researchers say

...limit. For generations, physicists believed there is nothing...experiment in Princeton, N.J., physicists sent a pulse of laser light...of theoretical and optical physicists. ``This is a breakthrough...said Raymond Chiao, a physicist at the University of California...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...limit. For generations, physicists believed there is nothing...experiment in Princeton, N.J., physicists sent a pulse of laser light...said Raymond Chiao, a physicist at the University of California...light. Aephraim Steinberg, a physicist at the University of Toronto...
Roll over Einstein: Law of physics challenged

...with one outside physicist calling it the...are asking other physicists to independently...universe operates, physicists said.Einstein's...a theoretical physicist at CERN who was...have confounded physicists for about 80 years...our sun, said physicist Phillip Schewe...


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