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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.
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.
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...
- A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.