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  • Panos' career in print and practice honored by press association

    Panos' career in print and practice honored by press association
    During his more than 60 years in the news business, Timonium resident Lou Panos crossed paths with people from legendary Baltimore scribeH.L. Mencken to the Kennedy brothers — as in RFK and JFK. Along the way, Panos, 86, who was inducted last...
  • F. Sherwood Rowland dies at 84; UC Irvine professor won Nobel Prize

    F. Sherwood Rowland dies at 84; UC Irvine professor won Nobel Prize
    F. Sherwood Rowland, the UC Irvine chemistry professor who warned the world that man-made chemicals could erode the ozone layer, has died. He was 84. Rowland, known as Sherry, died Saturday at his home in Corona del Mar of complications from Parkinson'...
  • UC Irvine Nobel winner F. Sherwood Rowland dies

     
    F. Sherwood Rowland, the UC Irvine chemistry professor who warned the world that man-made chemicals could erode the ozone layer, has died. He was 84. Rowland, known as Sherry, died Saturday at his home in Corona del Mar, the university......
  • Jack Cover dies at 88; scientist invented the Taser stun gun

    Jack Cover, an aerospace scientist who invented the Taser stun gun -- a device used by thousands of law enforcement agencies to subdue unruly offenders with electrical shocks -- has died. He was 88. Cover had Alzheimer's disease and died of pneumonia...
  • Words from the past, insights for today

    Words from the past, insights for today
    Saturday morning, hyperbolic weather reporters here barked out warnings of heavy wind and drenching rain all day. A shower or two did dampen Manhattan streets, but the real New York weather over the weekend was elsewhere. Friday night at the Chelsea...
  • Arthur Kantrowitz dies at 95; physicist pioneered rocket nose cones, intra-aorta pumps

    Arthur Kantrowitz dies at 95; physicist pioneered rocket nose cones, intra-aorta pumps
    Arthur R. Kantrowitz, a physicist and inventor whose research pioneered the development of nose cones for rockets as well as pumps to help failing hearts move blood more effectively, died of heart failure Nov. 29 at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City....
  • A right to not be offended?

    Today, Lukianoff and Shermer discuss what roles, if any, a school has in monitoring the expressions of its students. Previously, they weighed accusations of widespread bias in college classrooms. Later in the week, they'll debate ideological diversity...
  • 'The Book of Getting Even' by Benjamin Taylor

    'The Book of Getting Even' by Benjamin Taylor
    June 30, 2008 At 166 pages, "The Book of Getting Even" is a mortar shot of a novel -- the trajectory is steep, the narrative moves at tremendous velocity and the book ends with a bang. Yet it also is a bittersweet and redemptive love story, richly...
  • L.A. Theatre Works to open 'Top Secret' in New York and 'RFK' at the Skirball Cultural Center

     
    L.A. Theatre Works is known for recording the classics -- and plays it thinks will become classics -- in live radio broadcast-style performances that often feature Broadway and Hollywood stars. This month, the company will present two productions that...
  • Man Gets 20 Days for Hitting Physicist Edward Teller With Pie

     
    May 24, 1980: Jerry Rubin (no, not the Chicago 7 Jerry Rubin) gets 20 days in jail for hitting Edward Teller in the face with a cream pie during a UCLA lecture. On the jump, the Soaps column by the late Jon-Michael Reed (d. 1986) with the latest on GH and...