| Jun 21, 2011
| 4:33 PM
L.A. Theatre Works moves from Skirball to UCLA...
| Mar 8, 2009
Heisenberg, Quantum Physics,
and the Bomb
David C. Cassidy
Bellevue Literary Press: 480 pp., $27
In June 1925, while recuperating from hay fever on the pollen-free island of Helgoland in the North Sea, Werner Heisenberg conceived...
| Aug 30, 2009
The Strangest Man
The Hidden Life of Paul Dirac,
Mystic of the Atom
Basic Books: 540 pp., $29.95
It's hard to imagine a more formidable subject for a biographer. Paul Adrien Maurice Dirac (1902-84) was a pioneer of quantum theory in...
| Aug 8, 2010
Einstein, Bohr, and the Great Debate About the Nature of Reality
W.W. Norton, 448 pp.; $27.95
If thinking about the quantum theory doesn't make you schwindlig (dizzy), then you haven't understood it, Niels Bohr, its great...
| Sep 18, 2009
Aage Bohr, the Danish theoretical physicist whose explanation for the shape of the atomic nucleus won him a share of the 1975 Nobel Prize in physics, died Sept. 8 in Copenhagen. He was 87.
Bohr was part of an even more elite group, one of only seven...
| Oct 22, 2009
| 4:32 PM
George Clooney has three new movies making the international festival rounds -- "Up in the Air," "Fantastic Mr. Fox" and "The Men Who Stare at Goats" -- but maybe what he really wants to do is return to the stage.......
| Jul 5, 2007
IN THE FIRST 100 days of 2007, the big field of Republican and Democratic candidates running for president collectively spent well over $50 million campaigning, made hundreds of stump speeches in Iowa and New Hampshire and endured several nationally...