Marium Chandna Science & Technology Editor
Appreciate difference in Jerusalem
In lands where geography dominates the social agenda, little can be done to suppress suspicion and prejudice, especially when the tenets of two different cultures overlap. The Jews and Muslims of Jerusalem are two such neighbors; each is wary of the other and adamant to avenge its long-borne misery. The laws of geography in the hostile terrain have been heedlessly set and thus seldom obeyed by res...Forum | October 6, 2008
McCain wrongly accuses New York Times of partisanship
The McCain campaign’s full cry last week over “fair” journalism pierced through the cataclysmal collapse of Wall Street, the symbolic center of the United States economy and financial integrity.Forum | September 29, 2008
China ventures into space
China will initiate its first space walk, the Shenzhou VII flight, later this month.
Three astronauts will venture into space on a Long-March II-F rocket. This will make Shenzhou VII the third manned space flight in a series that began in 2003.SciTech | September 8, 2008
Absolute leadership of corridors of power exclude the needs of the masses in Pakistan
To the apparent relief of a sinking nation, Pervez Musharraf resigned from his long-held position as president of Pakistan and Chief of Army Staff shortly after the country’s 61st independence celebration last week.Forum | August 25, 2008
Joel Primack delivers annual Buhl Lecture at Carnegie Mellon
Joel R. Primack, professor of physics at University of California at Santa Cruz, delivered this year’s Buhl Lecture at Carnegie Mellon last Tuesday. The event was held in the auditorium of the Mellon Institute building in Oakland.
An annual physics presentation, the Buhl Lecture is aimed at a broad audience of individuals, in both science and non-science fields.SciTech | April 28, 2008