April 2016 Archive

Alone in the wilderness

Upon retiring in 1968, the US mechanic and self-taught naturalist Dick Proenneke eschewed a life of rest and relaxation, setting out instead on a mission of rugged self-sufficiency in ...

Physics is on the verge of an Earth-shattering discovery

Excitement is in the air at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), the powerful accelerator at CERN (the European Laboratory for Particle Physics) near Geneva. Last year, researchers there ...

Discover Harvard’s Collection of 2,500 Pigments: Preserving the World’s Rare, Wonderful Colors

If modern paint companies’ pretentiously-named color palettes gall you to the point of an exclusively black-and-white existence, the Harvard Art Museums’ Forbes pigment collection will ...

Watch Animated Introductions to 25 Philosophers by The School of Life: From Plato to Kant and Foucault

Philosophy as an academic subject is regularly maligned in popular discourse. Philosophy majors get told that their studies are useless. Philosophy professors find their budgets ...

Warriors draw Trail Blazers in Conference Semifinals

After the Trail Blazers eliminated the Clippers in Game 6, they advanced to the second round where they will face the reigning champion Warriors.

Clark earns essential minutes for Warriors: 'They embraced me'

Ian Clark had to do anything he could to make a crowded Warriors roster. Now, the backup has played himself into a much needed, reliable ...

Walton signs on with Lakers, a job he will inevitably hate

Luke Walton likely took the Lakers job due to personal reasons. And that could work against him when he begins his head coaching career in ...

Rewind: Peavy searching for results after 12-run inning

Giants veteran starting pitcher Jake Peavy is looking for answers after allowing six runs in an inning where the Mets plated 12 Friday night.

Instant Replay: Giants mashed by Mets, allow 12 in 3rd inning

Jake Peavy and Mike Broadway allowed 12 runs in the third inning Friday, as the Giants were blown out by the Mets in New York…

Giants notes: Romo, Kontos make progress; Susac on DL

Giants relievers George Kontos and Sergio Romo took steps forward in their rehab while one player had another setback in the minors.

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