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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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122810/sta_762576263.shtml
News
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...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-05-29/stephen-hawking-helps-england-their-wo
Sports
Today in History

...revolutionaries imprisoned the royal family.In 1814, the Cape Colony in southern Africa was ceded by the Dutch to Britain. Swedish physicist Anders Jonas Angstrom was born in Logdo.In 1846, the American flag was raised for the first time in Los Angeles.In 1910...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-13
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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...

http://juneauempire.com/malcolm-ritter/2011-06-09/2-new-elements-officially-adde
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, suggests...in the field of teaching science, said Robert Beichner, a physicist and professor of science education at North Carolina State...

http://juneauempire.com/seth-borenstein/2011-05-12/study-it8217s-not-teacher-met
Interstellar

Opens Friday, Nov 7, 2014 Synopsis: Christopher Nolan directs and cowrote the script with his brother Jonathan for this sci-fi film surrounding inter-dimensional travel based on the theories of physicist Kip Thorne. Matthew McConaughey and Anne Hathaway star. ~ Jeremy Wheeler, Rovi Cast: Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain, Michael Caine, Casey Affleck Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

Stolen cobalt-60 found abandoned

...and Safeguards."Fortunately there are no people where the source of radioactivity is," Eibenschutz said.Commission physicist Mardonio Jimenez said it was the first time material like this had been stolen and extracted from its container. The only...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2013-12-05/stolen-cobalt-60-found-abandoned
Not For Web
Scientists expect traces of ocean radiation soon

...state of Oregon is sampling, but looking for higher radiation levels closer to federal health standards, said state health physicist Daryl Leon.The March 2011 tsunami off Japan flooded the Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclear plant, causing radiation-contaminated...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-16/scientists-expect-traces-ocean-radiatio
State
Two Good Reads: Chuck Ramage

...parallel earth (a multiverse theory where the Neanderthal survived and we didn't) where a Neanderthal quantum computer physicist is transported to Sudbury Ontario by accident.Sawyer is a modern-day Bertrand Russell in the comprehensive nature and...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-10-24/two-good-reads-chuck-ramage
Art
Cancer treatment center opens doors

...center also presented a $5,000 donation to Cancer Connection, a local patient advocacy organization.After the ceremony, physicist Mark Winslow demonstrated the center's linear accelerator, an Elekta Synergy, used to apply radiation therapy. Winslow...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-12-13/cancer-treatment-center-opens-doors
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