Ladd Observatory gets Rhody Award

The Ladd Observatory will be honored with a Rhody Award for the restoration of its Transit Room, which once provided the celestial standard for keeping time in Providence. The award will be presented Thursday, Oct. 18, in Newport by Preserve Rhode Island and the Rhode Island Historical Preservation and Heritage Commission.  Click here full article.

(Distributed October 15, 2012)

Physicists Mine Cosmic Answers Deep Underground

LEAD, S.D.—At 7:30 a.m. on a recent Tuesday, about a dozen scientists pulled on steel-toed boots and filed into a steel cage that once ferried hundreds of gold miners to work.Their destination: a new laboratory 11 minutes and a mile beneath the earth's surface that could deliver answers to some cosmic questions. Click here for full article.

(Distributed August 2, 2012)

Will scientists announce discovery of Higgs boson?

Chatter suggesting that the Higgs boson – the theoretical source of all mass – has been found is mounting. But if that's true, the 'God particle' will raise questions of its own.

(Distributed July 3, 2012)
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