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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...
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...
Alaska Science Forum: Northern Alaska joins the cryosphere

...spidery cracks extending from fist-size frozen holes. A physicist once explained how the stars grow: warmish lake water radial tendrils that cool and freeze. Victor Tsai, the physicist, wrote a the paper on lake stars after duplicating them in...
UAS' One Campus, One Book featured author to lead Evening at Egan

...Gladstone, a history of media, journalism and information science; "Feynman," a graphic novel by Jim Ottaviani about physicist Richard Feynman; and "Sometimes We're Always Real Same-Same" by Mattox Roesch, a story set in Unalakleet that revolves...
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...
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...
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...
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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...
Cancer treatment center opens doors 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...
Universe ages 80M years; Big Bang gets clearer

...California Institute of Technology physicist Sean Carroll, who was not involved in...old.The probe, named for the German physicist Max Planck, the originator of quantum...Brian Greene, a Columbia University physicist who was not part of the new Planck research...
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