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Achenblog: April 15, 2007 - April 21, 2007

Einstein and Tulips

Just got back from hearing Walter Isaacson talk about his Einstein book at the Aspen Institute. Free food! I used the air conditioning unit as a window seat and had a great view of Dupont Circle, if, sadly, a...

By Joel Achenbach  |  April 20, 2007; 2:25 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (379)
 
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Should Cho Have the Last Word?

We're seeing some very strong opinions this morning, mostly negative, about the decision by NBC to air excerpts of the Cho video and to publish Cho's photos. The rest of the mainstream media are taking a hit, too, for...

By Joel Achenbach  |  April 19, 2007; 9:28 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (413)
 
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Virginia Tech: Second Guessing the Second Guessing

When a great tragedy like this happens it is natural to look for accountability -- to search for someone, or something, to blame. Lots of young people died and we do not want it to be utterly senseless. Surely...

By Joel Achenbach  |  April 18, 2007; 8:49 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (228)
 
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Virginia Tech Student: "We Will Come Through"

[I received the following email from Phillip Murillas, of Fairfax, Virginia, now a freshman at Virginia Tech, majoring in communication. We also spoke by phone. He said the university sent out an email time-stamped 9:26 with the subject line...

By Joel Achenbach  |  April 16, 2007; 5:19 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (292)
 
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Virginia Tech

This is horrible news. I'll post information as it comes in. [If anyone has any direct contact info for anyone at Virginia Tech who might have information for The Post's coverage of this please email me directly at achenbachj@washpost.com....

By Joel Achenbach  |  April 16, 2007; 12:38 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (111)
 
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Physicists Gone Wild

What a fun physics convention. Yesterday, learned about extra dimensions, warped geometry, the GravityBrane. Talked about Lord Kelvin, Einstein, Maxwell, Kaluza-Klein particles, the LHC, Gravity Probe B, and on and on -- lots of good stuff for someone whose...

By Joel Achenbach  |  April 16, 2007; 8:53 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (85)
 
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