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Earle Havens can almost hear their voices. Each time Havens steps inside the George Peabody Library, he senses the muted exclamations, the murmured back-and-forth of a conversation that's been going on now for more than two millennia. In one corner,...
Albert Einstein once said the reason he was able to accomplish so much was because he had "stood on the shoulders of giants" like Newton and Galileo. The Nobel Prize-winning physicist's remark was a reminder how much scientists depend on discoveries...
Tuesday's announcement that Hopkins astronomer Adam G. Riess will share this year's Nobel Prize in physics acknowledges his huge contribution to scientific knowledge. From the study of giant exploding stars millions of light-years from Earth, Mr. Riess...
America is a product of the Age of Reason. Our founders used their rational powers to free us from the ignorance and superstition that shackled less enlightened societies. For over two centuries, we have assumed that the Age of Reason was here to stay,...
The penultimate program of the Baltimore Symphony's season balances feel-good orchestral pieces by Osvaldo Golijov and Benjamin Britten against a piano concerto by Johannes Brahms packed with darkly emotional drama. It makes for an engrossing combination....
Tags: Marin Alsop, Johannes Brahms, Emanuel Ax, Memphis, Henry Purcell
Maryland WeatherExpecting a crowd for a Labor Day barbecue? Or maybe you're going to someone else's place and you need a conversation-starter. Well, this will make you the life of the party. Amaze everyone by predicting and pointing out a bright flyby......
You say the economy's in the tank, your credit card's maxed out, and you can't afford a movie ticket, much less a Wii? Well, lift your head up high! Go ahead, look up! The new year holds in store all kinds of celestial entertainment for Maryland...
Maryland WeatherJupiter, the King of the Planets, reaches opposition tonight, its closest approach and brightest appearance of the year. Or, it would be if we could see through the clouds and murky skies we're enduring at the moment.No matter. Planets move......
Maryland WeatherA while back NASA and the European Space Agency invited people to vote on which of a selection of never-before-imaged (by Hubble) celestial targets they'd like the Hubble Space Telescope to photograph. The voters chose something called Arp 274, a......
Tags: Space Programs, NASA
Maryland WeatherEnjoy these sunny skies while you can, because the forecast out of Sterling has us slated for a wet start to the month of April. Rain and shower chances rise to 70 percent by Wednesday night as the sunny, high-pressure......
Tags: Weather Reports, Space Programs, Annapolis, Dundalk, Catonsville
Sun Theater CriticSpritzzzzz! Hairspray fans have even more to cheer about. The movie version of the hit Broadway musical is expected to begin filming in summer 2005. And, New Line Cinema hopes "to at least film some of it in Baltimore," according to Mark Kaufman, senior...
Sentinel School Zone - Orlando SentinelAlthough it is less than a year old, the Galileo School for Gifted Learning in Seminole County is hunting its fourth principal. School leaders tonight are interviewing two finalists for the post, hoping to line up someone to take over before the new ...
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