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UA physicists will raise your temp with ‘Particle Fever’

UA physicists will raise your temp with ‘Particle Fever’

Three UA physicists will discuss their roles in finding the Higgs boson at a Loft Cinema showing of a documentary about the Large Hadron Collider

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Weekes dubbed 'father' of his astronomical field

Weekes dubbed 'father' of his astronomical field

Weekes, a pioneer of gamma-ray astronomy, searches for the enormously energetic particles coming from pulsars, supernovae and black holes.

December 30, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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University of Arizona physicists pleased with Nobel Prize awarded in their field

Physicists who worked to prove the existence of the subatomic particle known as the Higgs boson basked in reflected glory Tuesday as the Nobel Prize in physics went to two men who had theorized its existence — Francois Englert and Peter Higgs.

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University of Arizona joins push for better understanding of photonics

The “average person, or average congressman” doesn’t know much about photonics, according to a coalition of industry and academic groups pushing a National Photonics Initiative.

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Wednesday at noon: Chat with lightning expert Ron Holle

Wednesday at noon: Chat with lightning expert Ron Holle

One of my favorite parts of the summer monsoon is watching lightning streak across the desert sky. Little did I know, lightning experts also flock here to study these sky shows.

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Trick-or-treaters can get free glow bracelets

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Halloween festivals and events

Halloween festivals and events

Nightfall: Harvest of Fear — Old Tucson Studios, 201 S. Kinney Road. Live shows, haunted attractions. 6-10 p.m. Oct. 29. 6 p.m.-midnight Oct. 30-31. $24; $20 for ages 11 and under. 883-0100.

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Halloween festivals and events

Halloween festivals and events

 

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Around the nation

Around the nation

CALIFORNIA

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Around the nation

Around the nation

 

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Landing lead in Coen Bros. movie was a serious shock

He's in the ads and on the posters, standing upright on a roof, his arms elbowed out, fists on his waist, like some neurotic Clark Kent. There's a TV antenna behind him, and a lot of blue sky.

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Coen brothers strike gold in 'Serious Man'

Coen brothers strike gold in 'Serious Man'

We've come to expect drollery and eccentricity from Joel and Ethan Coen. With works like "Blood Simple," "Miller's Crossing" and the Oscar-winning "No Country for Old Men," the filmmakers have specialized in ruthlessly comic, often mercilessly bleak anatomies of the foibles of ordinary men.

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Teacher preparation programs 2nd-rate, says education chief

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is calling for an overhaul of college programs that prepare teachers, saying they are cash cows that do a mediocre job of preparing teachers for the classroom.

October 22, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Charges likely for parents in alleged balloon hoax

FORT COLLINS, Colo. — The story that a little boy had floated away in a giant helium balloon was a hoax concocted to land a reality-television show, authorities said Sunday, and the boy's parents will likely face felony charges.

October 19, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

The expert witness: an inexact system

Contract attorneys hired by the county spent almost five times as much taxpayer money on expert witnesses as the prosecutor's office and other public defenders combined.

October 18, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
Seen & heard

Seen & heard

The Hoff!

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Seen & heard

Seen & heard

 

October 18, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
Around the w o rld

Around the w o rld

Colombia

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