James Gamma

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How the First Gravitational Waves Were Found

After decades of speculation and searching, a signal came through. It promises to change our understanding of the universe.<p><i>Note: On October 3, 2017, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announced that the Nobel Prize in Physics would be awarded to Rainer Weiss, Kip Thorne, and Barry Barish, three</i> …

FSX Floatplane Flight - Ukiah, CA - Carenado Cessna 185 Amphibian

Surface and Consciousness

Show Me the Carbon

In Response to the Digital Era, One Photographer Imagines a Terrifying Future Where Everything Is Automated and Sanitized

In 2013, Russian photographer Dmitry Lookianov began documenting his neighborhood on the outskirts of Moscow. Here the high rises form a perfect …

the wire

Project info<p>I tried to photograph this landscape for 25 years. And then I saw the wire. A life line for the few people living here. Often the only sign of human existence. The wire divides the landscape. It runs from left to right, or right to left, is sometimes above, and other times beneath …

SpaceX Returns to Flight in Spectacular Fashion

Gorgeous Dance Portraits By Russian Photographer Alexander Yakovlev

Studio-dance photographer <b>Alexander Yakovlev</b> from Russia is back with gorgeous portraits of professional dancers. Dynamic and powerful, his new photo …

Film Friday with a Rolleiflex By David Patris

Cameras

Distant star's surface gravity can be calculated, edging us closer to finding a habitable planet

A new method has been discovered to measure the pull of gravity on the surface of distant stars. Researchers say the new discovery significantly adds …

“Joy”: Another Jennifer Lawrence-Bradley Cooper-David O. Russell holiday dramedy, and the sales pitch is getting creaky

‘Tis the season for an overcooked Oscar-bait family dramedy from the “American Hustle”/”Silver Linings” trio<p>Here’s the problem with the whole David O. Russell-Jennifer Lawrence-Bradley Cooper entertainment package: There’s really no problem. I mean, there is and there isn’t. But even if you find …

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The 9 Movies You Must See in January 2016

It's a fallow month for movies, but there are still some gems.<p>Most moviegoers will spend January doing one of two things – catching up with some of December's many award-courting releases, or watching <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> for the seventeenth time. But don't miss the handful of new films well …

Eric Mintel On Piano Jazz

Pianist Eric Mintel is on a mission to bring jazz to the masses. His playing is straight-ahead but energetic, lyrical and always swinging. With his quartet, he's engaged audiences at the White House, the Kennedy Center and venues across the country.<p>On this episode of <i>Piano Jazz</i> from 2005, Mintel …