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  • Kai Siegbahn, 89; Nobel-winning physicist invented electron spectroscopy for chemical analysis

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || || ++++++++++++++++++++ Kai Siegbahn, the Swedish physicist who shared the 1981 Nobel Prize in physics for inventing a now widely used technique for studying the surface chemistry of metals and other materials, died of a heart...
  • Elisabeth Soderstrom dies at 82; versatile Swedish soprano

    Elisabeth Soderstrom dies at 82; versatile Swedish soprano
    Elisabeth Soderstrom, a Swedish soprano who was greatly admired for her sensitive operatic roles and for her refined, delicately shaded voice, died of a stroke Friday in Stockholm. She was 82. During a career of more than 50 years, Soderstrom was...
  • The Pirate Bay ruling

    The Pirate Bay ruling
    The entertainment industry scored another victory in its battle against online piracy Friday when a Swedish court convicted the operators of the Pirate Bay -- one of the Web's most popular tools for finding bootlegged movies, songs, software and games --...
  • IU Celebrates Professor's Trip for Nobel Prize

    Indiana University faculty and administrators are celebrating an IU professor's trip of a lifetime to Sweden to accept the Nobel Prize in economics. Economics professor Elinor Ostrom left Friday for Stockholm, Sweden, to accept the honor. IU Bloomington...
  • The plot thickens in battle over author's estate

    The plot thickens in battle over author's estate
    Not even Stieg Larsson could've dreamed up "The Girl Who Fought for a Share of the Inheritance." But five years after his untimely death and millions of book sales later, the Swedish crime writer's estate is caught in a bitter feud worthy of one of his...
  • 200 Detained in Crackdown on Climate Protest

    200 Detained in Crackdown on Climate Protest
    COPENHAGEN -- Danish police outnumbered protesters on Sunday, detaining more than 200 people on a second day of demonstrations as environment ministers met for informal talks to advance negotiations on a new pact. Meanwhile, church bells in Denmark and...
  • How Esa-Pekka Salonen and L.A. Phil grew together

    How Esa-Pekka Salonen and L.A. Phil grew together
    IMMEDIATELY after conducting the last Los Angeles Philharmonic concert of the 2007-08 season in June, music director Esa-Pekka Salonen took off for Stockholm, where the Swedish Radio Orchestra celebrated his 50th birthday with an affectionately...
  • Celebrity travel: Go away with Juliana Hatfield

    Celebrity travel: Go away with Juliana Hatfield
    Juliana Hatfield had a knack for penning clever songs with her group the Blake Babies. She was an indie sensation. What her fans didn't know was that Hatfield was battling an eating disorder and depression. With her telling memoir "When I Grow Up" (Wiley,...
  • Readers recommend: Washington inn and Sweden restaurant

    WASHINGTON STATE At home with George I highly recommend the George Washington Inn on the Olympic Peninsula. It is a replica of George Washington's Mount Vernon in Virginia, down to the last detail. George Washington Inn, 939 Finn Hall Road, Port...
  • An orchestra's multiplier effect

    Swedes -- at least until General Motors took over Saab and Ford, Volvo -- made wonderful cars. We all know about their furniture finesse, however much charm IKEA has lost through ubiquity. Swedish cinema had the great Bergman. ABBA is definitely...
  • Looking for home

    Trail of Crumbs: Hunger, Love, and the Search for Home By Kim Sunee Grand Central, 374 pages, $24.99 Following in the steps of memoirs such as Frances Mayes' "Under the Tuscan Sun" and Elizabeth Gilbert's "Eat, Pray, Love," Kim Sunee's engaging first...
  • Nobel Prize: Watching Obama's lecture

     
    by Mark Silva They've already had the lecture on "Telomeres and Telomerase: The Means to the End,'' by Elizabeth Blackburn, one of the Nobel Prize winners in medicine. And they've already heard the lecture on "Decoding the Genetic Message,'' by......