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What Is Time? Alan Alda Contest Seeks Answer For Sixth-Graders
2012-12-11 10:02:04

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Alan Alda, 76, an actor who is best known for his portrayal of Capt. Benjamin Franklin “Hawkeye” Pierce on the television show MASH, has also long been involved in science, playing a key role in the founding of the Center for Communicating Science at Stony Brook University, where he is a visiting professor. Alda last year kicked of a whirlwind contest by asking a simple question: “What is a flame?” That...

Alda Issues Challenge To Explain Flames To Grade Schoolers
2012-03-25 05:04:51

An ongoing contest at the Stony Brook University School of Journalism's Center for Communicating Science is seeking entries that explain exactly what a flame is in such a way that older grade-school children can grasp the concept and understand just what the process is all about. The contest, which was the brainchild of actor, writer, and Center for Communicating Science board member Alan Alda, runs through April 2 and is an attempt to make science "more approachable," Center director...

2011-05-22 00:02:20

Surgeons and Operating Room staff can share experiences and be HIPAA compliant on FunnySurgeryStories.com. Birmingham, AL (PRWEB) May 20, 2011 Hospital Risk Management walks the legal tightrope of HIPAA compliancy for the hospital and its entire staff. This HIPAA high wire act is made even trickier by all the new social media web sites like Facebook and Twitter, just to name two. Every employee and every tweet and posting is a potential lawsuit in the eyes of the hospital legal department....

2009-03-24 10:48:00

The Legacy of Laughter Award Recipient is Julia Louis-Dreyfus Show Tapes Sunday, April 19th at the Gibson Amphitheatre; Premieres Sunday, April 26th at 8PM ET/PT on TV Land LOS ANGELES, March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- TV Land announced today that it will pay tribute to "M*A*S*H," "Married with Children," "Home Improvement," "Magnum P.I.," "Knots Landing" and "Two and a Half Men" at the 7th Annual TV Land Awards. Hosted by Neil Patrick Harris ("How I Met Your Mother," Harold and Kumar Go To White...

2009-03-03 13:39:00

NEW YORK, March 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Long before "Johnny" took "Baby" out of the corner in "Dirty Dancing" and "Opie" and "Richie Cunningham" added director extraordinaire to his resume, Patrick Swayze and Ron Howard both paid guest visits to "M*A*S*H's" 4077th. On Saturday, March 7 and Sunday, March 8 from 8pm-4am ET/PT, catch both of these stars - along with a medley of your other favorite film and television icons - on TV Land when the network becomes a virtual celebrity central...

2008-10-28 18:00:19

Ned Beatty, Sherry Stringfield, Jena Malone, Katee Sackhoff, Tom Everett Scott and Vivica A. Fox have signed up for guest spots on "Law and Order" this season. The New York-set cop drama is slated to begin its 19th season Nov. 5, NBC said. The long-running series is tied with "Cheers" and "MASH" for most consecutive best series Emmy nominations -- 11. "Law and Order" is the longest-running drama series currently on television, the network noted. It has also spawned two spinoffs -- "Law...

2008-09-16 15:00:25

The show, which initially starred, from left, Larry Linville, Loretta Swit, Wayne Rogers, Alan Alda, Gary Burghoff and McLean Stevenson, premiered on Sept. 17, 1972, and went on to become one of most popular series in TV history. Its final episode in 1983 still holds the record for single most-watched episode of a TV series. *** (c) 2008 Record, The; Bergen County, N.J.. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2006-02-16 22:38:44

By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - As star of the landmark TV comedy "M*A*S*H," Alan Alda played as big a role as anyone in transforming the acronym for Mobile Army Surgical Hospital into a pop-culture buzzword. Thus, the actor best known for playing the wisecracking Army surgeon "Hawkeye" Pierce was surprised, and a bit wistful, at learning on Thursday the last real-life MASH unit had been decommissioned by the U.S. Army and handed over to Pakistan. In keeping with the acerbic...

2006-02-16 19:55:34

By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - As star of the landmark TV comedy "M*A*S*H," Alan Alda played as big a role as anyone in transforming the acronym for Mobile Army Surgical Hospital into a pop-culture buzzword. Thus, the actor best known for playing the wisecracking Army surgeon "Hawkeye" Pierce was surprised, and a bit wistful, at learning on Thursday the last real-life MASH unit had been decommissioned by the U.S. Army and handed over to Pakistan. In keeping with the acerbic...

2006-02-16 19:54:36

By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - As star of the landmark TV comedy "M*A*S*H," Alan Alda played as big a role as anyone in transforming the acronym for Mobile Army Surgical Hospital into a pop-culture buzzword. Thus, the actor best known for playing the wisecracking Army surgeon "Hawkeye" Pierce was surprised, and a bit wistful, at learning on Thursday the last real-life MASH unit had been decommissioned by the U.S. Army and handed over to Pakistan. In keeping with the acerbic...


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lambent
  • Licking.
  • Hence Running along or over a surface, as if in the act of licking; flowing over or along; lapping or bathing; softly bright; gleaming.
This word comes the Latin 'lambere,' to lick.
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