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2010-03-12 13:10:00

A team led by Princeton University scientists has tested Albert Einstein's theory of general relativity to see if it holds true at cosmic scales. And, after two years of analyzing astronomical data, the scientists have concluded that Einstein's theory, which describes the interplay between gravity, space and time, works as well in vast distances as in more local regions of space. The scientists' analysis of more than 70,000 galaxies demonstrates that the universe -- at least up to a distance...

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2009-07-07 10:04:02

U.S. actress Jenna Fischer and screenwriter beau Lee Kirk confirmed their engagement. People magazine said the couple, who have been dating since January 2008, got engaged recently while on vacation in Europe. This will be Kirk's first marriage. Fischer, who is a co-star on the U.S. television sit-com The Office, was previously married to film writer-director James Gunn.

2009-01-26 11:06:00

Second Episode To Premiere On Spike.com On January 26th LOS ANGELES, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Spike TV announced today that it has picked up an additional 11 episodes of "James Gunn's PG Porn," rounding out a 12-episode season of the popular Web series. The series, which has generated over 1.6 million views to date from its pilot episode on Spike.com, will premiere episode two, "Roadside Ass-Istance" on Spike.com January 26th and can be viewed at...

2008-07-23 21:00:30

Several Hollywood filmmakers known for their horror movies are working on comedy shorts to air on Xbox LIVE this fall, Microsoft Corp. said Wednesday. The idea for masters of horror to tackle comedy was conceived by filmmaker James Gunn of Slither and Dawn of the Dead fame, and producer Peter Safran, whose big-screen credits include Scary Movie, Meet the Spartans and Disaster Movie. Microsoft said it is teaming up with Safran Digital Group to produce these exclusive shorts. Contributing...

2008-07-23 09:00:46

SAN DIEGO, July 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Horror and comedy often come together on the show floor at Comic-Con International, just never like this. Microsoft Corp. today announced that a set of original short film pilots will be coming to Xbox LIVE this fall, free to all members around the world. The unique concept of masters of horror taking on comedy, conceived by filmmaker James Gunn ("Slither,""Dawn of the Dead") and producer Peter Safran ("Scary Movie,""Meet the Spartans,""Disaster...

2008-07-10 12:00:16

By Carolyn Kaberline By Carolyn Kaberline SPECIAL TO THE CAPITAL-JOURNAL Science fiction enthusiasts will have the chance to delve into their favorite genre as the Science Fiction Research Association has its meeting in Lawrence for the first time in 25 years today through Sunday. This meeting, held in conjunction with the annual Campbell Conference, brings together science fiction and fantasy authors, scholars and fans from across the nation. It will be at the Lawrence Holidome....

2006-04-05 03:27:19

By Borys Kit LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - "Slither" threw a scare into the box office this weekend, but it was not exactly the shock that its creators were hoping to achieve. This year, such horror movies as "Hostel," "When a Stranger Calls" and "Final Destination 3" have enjoyed a bloody good run -- bowing in first or second place with sales in the $20 million range. So it came as bit of a shock to horrorphiles that Universal Pictures' "Slither" opened at No. 8 last weekend,...

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2006-04-05 00:45:00

By Borys Kit LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - "Slither" threw a scare into the box office this weekend, but it was not exactly the shock that its creators were hoping to achieve. This year, such horror movies as "Hostel," "When a Stranger Calls" and "Final Destination 3" have enjoyed a bloody good run -- bowing in first or second place with sales in the $20 million range. So it came as bit of a shock to horrorphiles that Universal Pictures' "Slither" opened at No. 8 last weekend, grossing...


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  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
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