| Oct 18, 2012
| 7:39 AM
The hunt for planets like our own has come up with a striking discovery: There’s a planet about the same size as Earth in the nearby Alpha Centauri system, and it's the closest planet found outside our solar system.
“Close,” of course,...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 5:23 AM
PETOSKEY — The Little Traverse Civic Theatre may have picked just the right story for its fall show.
On Thursday, in front of a crowded theater at the Crooked Tree Arts Center in Petoskey, “Frankenstein” opened. The production...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 7:55 AM
Georg Solti loved birthday parties, especially his own. One can only imagine how thrilled he would have been to witness the outpouring of affection from the international gathering of colleagues who presented a special concert in his honor at Symphony...
| May 30, 2012
Phil Collins is not the first name you associate with the Alamo. But yes, Phil Collins the musician is considered an expert on the Battle of the Alamo and owns the biggest collection of Alamo artifacts in the world. He displays them in a pristine...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 9:48 AM
Saudi Arabia named Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz to be crown prince Monday, the state news agency reported, putting him next in line to the throne of the oil-rich kingdom.
His appointment comes a day after burial services for Crown Prince Nayef bin...
| Jul 4, 2012
| 6:26 AM
Scientists said Wednesday that they had discovered a new particle whose characteristics match those of the Higgs boson, the most sought-after particle in physics, which could help unlock some of the universe's deepest secrets.
"We have reached a...
| Jul 4, 2012
| 4:23 PM
SOUTH BEND -- They have the right clues.
Even the suspect is in hand.
But just as with all good detective stories, a University of Notre Dame physicist says, there are bound to be twists and turns as the details eventually unfold.
Kevin Lannon, an...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 4:51 PM
Caltech researchers tackle many projects that can change lives, from curing chronic diseases to producing artificial fuels that might curtail the need to drill for petroleum.
But professors at the institute say a major new discovery announced this week...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 11:30 AM
A suspicious item prompted the crew of a United Airlines flight to Switzerland to divert it to Boston, as two F-15 fighters shadowed the plane Tuesday night.
The item, found inside an airsickness bag, turned out to be an unclaimed camera. officials said....
| Aug 9, 2012
On July 4, a large assembly of scientists in Geneva, Switzerland announced that, after spending $10 billion, employing 6,000 researchers and directing tiny subatomic particles on a collision course of 17 miles, they had found what they were looking for....
| Mar 11, 2013
| 3:14 PM
Ai Weiwei isn't able to leave Beijing because of his ongoing legal battles with the Chinese government, but the world comes to him. The artist is keeping busy with projects that include a planned heavy-metal album and a new movie.
Ai's debut album...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Though the Geneva Motor Show is still weeks away, Bentley got a head start on the world debuts expected in Switzerland by unveiling its all-new Flying Spur sedan Tuesday.
Whereas the previous Flying Spur was based largely on the Continental GT coupe,...