• Music

    March 12, 2014
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    July 26, 2010

    Keith Bechtol Wins San Francisco Marathon -- First He's Ever Run

    College of William and MaryKeith Bechtol, marathoner and astrophysicist ​While stranded Muni riders grumbled, Keith Bechtol cruised to victory on yesterday's San Francisco Marathon -- the very first marathon he's ever run. But don't chalk up the 25-year-old Stanford astrophysicist's unofficial cou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2010

    Space Aliens' Cell Phone, TV Banter Still Elusive, Scientists Say

    But if E.T. uses an iPhone -- you're fucked​If space aliens ever discover cell phones or cable TV, they'll be able to hide from us forever.That's the verdict of scientists smirking at eccentric billionaire Paul Allen, co-founder of Microsoft. He put up money for the Paul Allen Array, a group of 35 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 1, 2009

    Track of the Day: Altair Nouveau

    ​Locally-based, electronically-friendly music mag XLR8R has a very active music blog, where they post great new tunes on the regular. Today they're featuring S.F. producer Altair Nouveau who hosts a black hole disco in a galaxy far, far away on the track "Sorcerer," which XLR8R has available for d ... More >>

  • Music

    August 13, 2008
  • Music

    April 27, 2005

    Flowers in the Attic

    Guinea pigs, string theories, and old-timey music at the Attic

  • News

    September 4, 2002


    At Worldcon, everyone -- from famous author to humble fan to mothlike alien -- is equal

  • News

    February 10, 1999


    As they explore M-theory, will Bay Area physicists earn the eternal glory sure to reward the inventors of the Theory of Everything?

  • News

    July 15, 1998

    From Bang to Net

    How Arno Penzias, who won the Nobel Prize for confirming the universe started with a Big Bang, turned his back on pure science and became an investment banker for Silicon Valley

  • News

    April 1, 1998

    Heavenly Secrets

    How the NASA researchers who inspired the film Contact outfoxed Congress and continued the search for intelligent aliens

  • News

    July 2, 1997

    Planet Wars

    Last year, two Bay Area astronomers said they had discovered planets outside our solar system and became instant media celebrities. Now, Paul Butler and Geoff Marcy face prominent scientific challengers who contend some of the new planets are nothing but

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