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2011-05-17 13:28:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The iconic Morgan Freeman returns to SCIENCE on Wednesday, June 8, at 9:00 PM (ET/PT) for a second season of the breakthrough series, THROUGH THE WORMHOLE WITH MORGAN FREEMAN. Each of the ten world-premiere episodes poses an all-new question that spans space, science and the unknown - and peaks Freeman's insatiable curiosity. THROUGH THE WORMHOLE WITH MORGAN FREEMAN breaks down the walls of conventional television to explore the puzzles...

2008-07-15 15:00:00

By ROBERT FELDBERG It was a typical press release, announcing the cast for the new Broadway musical "A Tale of Two Cities," which begins previews Aug. 19 and opens Sept. 18 at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre. The performers didn't include any big stars, but one name jumped out: James Barbour, who'll play Sydney Carton, the lead role in the adaptation of Dickens' novel of the French Revolution. In the past two years, the 42-year-old actor, a native of Cherry Hill, has been front-page tabloid...


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2004-10-19 04:45:41

Multiverse -- The term Multiverse was invented in December 1960, by Andy Nimmo, then vice chairman of the British Interplanetary Society, Scottish Branch, for a talk on the Everett many-worlds interpretation of quantum physics which had been published in 1957, to the branch. This was given in February 1961, and the word with its original definition, "an apparent universe, a multiplicity of which, go to make up the whole universe" was then first used. This was because the then dictionary...

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Word of the Day
glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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