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Interstellar

Opens Friday, Nov 7, 2014 Synopsis: Christopher Nolan directs his brother Jonathan's script 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: Michael Caine, Casey Affleck, Topher Grace, Wes Bentley, Jessica Chastain, Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

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
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
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
Particle Fever

Now Playing Synopsis: Directed by physicist Mark Levinson, the documentary Particle Fever records a half-dozen of the world's most respected scientists as they prepare to start experiments utilizing the Large Hadron Collider. The filmmakers explain what the scientists hope to prove, and detail how arduous a process it was to make this device a reality. ~ Perry Seibert, Rovi Cast: Savas Dimopoulos, Nima Arkani-Hamed, Fabiola Gianotti, Monica Dunford, Martin Aleksa 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
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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
Local
New nonfiction titles for kids

...the creation and use of the first atomic bombs. Besides Gold, the story focuses on Robert Oppenheimer, the brilliant physicist who led the Manhattan Project, and Knut Haukelid, a rough-and-tumble member of the Norwegian resistance. As we get...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-07-25/new-nonfiction-titles-kids
Art

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