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‘Visionary’ Trevor Weekes, pioneer of gamma-ray detection, dies at 74

‘Visionary’ Trevor Weekes, pioneer of gamma-ray detection, dies at 74

Weekes dedicated nearly 50 years to the search for sources of high-energy particles in the cosmos.

May 29, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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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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Heart of 'bionic man' came from Tucson

Heart of 'bionic man' came from Tucson

A “bionic man” showcased in a Smithsonian Channel documentary and exhibit was designed as an artificial human, though it lacks several working organs.

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Missing red panda from National Zoo found in DC

WASHINGTON — A Twitter photo and phone tip from a resident helped animal keepers track down a red panda in a Washington neighborhood Monday after it went missing from the Smithsonian’s National Zoo.

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Scholars find cannibalism at Jamestown settlement

Scientists revealed Wednesday that they have found the first solid archaeological evidence that some of the earliest American colonists at Jamestown, Va., survived harsh conditions by turning to cannibalism.

May 01, 2013 4:03 pm

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