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  • Dr. Zlatko Tesanovic, Hopkins physics professor

    Dr. Zlatko Tesanovic, Hopkins physics professor
    Dr. Zlatko Tesanovic, a Johns Hopkins University physics professor who advised his visiting academic colleagues where they should eat in Baltimore, died of an apparent heart attack July 26 at the George Washington University Hospital in Washington, D.C., after collapsing at Reagan National Airport. The Canton resident was 55.
  • 'Call Me Burroughs' pins down the extreme life of William Burroughs

    'Call Me Burroughs' pins down the extreme life of William Burroughs
    William S. Burroughs' "Naked Lunch" stands with Jack Kerouac's "On the Road" and Allen Ginsburg's "Howl" as the seminal texts of the Beat Generation. With its harrowing scenes of junkie depravity, its view of postwar America was the most extreme of all...

    Reviews: 'Robert Oppenheimer' by Ray Monk and 'An Atomic Love Story' by Shirley Streshinsky and Patricia Klaus

    Reviews: 'Robert Oppenheimer' by Ray Monk and 'An Atomic Love Story' by Shirley Streshinsky and Patricia Klaus
    Robert Oppenheimer, the so-called father of the atomic bomb and one of the most brilliant physicists never to have won a Nobel Prize, has inspired legions of biographers and memoirists. And for good reason: He was a polymath of enormous gifts and charm....

    Solar system's tail is clover-shaped, NASA's IBEX finds

    Solar system's tail is clover-shaped, NASA's IBEX finds
    Scientists working on NASA's Interstellar Boundary Explorer mission have nabbed their first direct glimpse of the so-called heliotail, the long trailing edge of the solar wind. Much to their surprise, three years of data from IBEX, as the Earth-orbiting...

    Harold Agnew dies at 92; physicist helped develop atom bomb

    Harold Agnew, a leading figure of the nuclear age who helped design the first atomic bomb as a member of the Manhattan Project, led efforts after World War II to make the weapons more secure and championed the development of nuclear power during a...