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Robin Williams, manic comedy star, dead at 63

SAN FRANCISCO - Robin Williams, the Academy Award winner and comic supernova whose explosions of pop culture riffs and impressions dazzled audiences for decades and made him a gleamy-eyed laureate for the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-11/robin-williams-manic-comedy-star-dead-6
State
New nonfiction to whet young readers' appetites for adventure

...curiosity with his enthusiastic and creative help. Spend a few days with Alex and one of his graduate students hunting for supernovae with the Mauna Kea telescope in Hawaii and learn how today's big telescopes work and why an astronomer's job is important...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081309/art_481306605.shtml
Biles wins 3rd straight world gymnastics title

...either.Despite the flubs, the meet ended the way it always does when Biles is in the field, with the 18-year-old supernova standing on top of the podium with a gold medal around her neck kind of dumbstruck at how this keeps happening. Her third...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-10-30/biles-wins-3rd-straight-world-gymnasti
Sports
Brian Schmidt, winner of Nobel physics prize, graduated from Anchorage high school

...discovered that the universe is expanding at an accelerated rate, and that perhaps something scientists call "dark energy" is pushing the universe apart. They made the discovery by looking at dozens of exploding stars called supernovas.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2011-10-05/brian-schmidt-winner-nobel-physics-priz
State
Universe so big it's depressing

...of scientists working independently determined that the universe would expand forever after the scientists found that the supernovae they observed were 10 percent and 15 percent, respectively, farther away than expected. Science magazine named this the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021299/Ope_editorial.html
Opinion
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...of scientists working independently determined that the universe would expand forever after the scientists found that the supernovae they observed were 10 percent and 15 percent, respectively, farther away than expected. Science magazine named this the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021299/Ope_editorial.shtml
Astronomers shed light on early stars in cosmos

...capability for dispersing heavy elements - i.e. metals - into the universe via end-of-life stellar explosions, or supernovas.His own team at Austin reached similar findings, recently, on the diminished size of early stars."Ten times the solar...

http://juneauempire.com/marcia-dunn/2011-11-11/astronomers-shed-light-early-star
Entertainment calendar

...the Glacier Cinema. ``Bicentennial Man,'' (PG) ends tonight, last show at 7 p.m. at the 20th Century Twin. ``Supernova,'' (PG-13) starts Friday and shows nightly at 6:40 at the Glacier Cinema, with second shows Friday and Saturday...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012700/Ent_entcal.html
Entertainment
Entertainment calendar

...Humanities Council film. ``The Talented Mr. Ripley,'' (R) ends tonight, last show at 6:50 at the Glacier Cinema. ``Supernova,'' (PG-13) ends tonight, last show at 6:30 at the Glacier Cinema. ``Magnolia,'' (R) ends tonight, last...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021000/Ent_cal.html
Entertainment
Outside editorial: Jackson, a tragic figure

...skill that evoked praise from a marveling Fred Astaire. Then came "Thriller." The album exploded on the music scene like a supernova, and the creepy/funky video changed the genre forever. But it also changed Jackson. He, too, burned white hot, and...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062609/opi_455094582.shtml

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