Monthly Archives: March 2021

Physicists Laser-Cool Antimatter to Near Absolute Zero

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Makoto Fujiwara with CERN’s ALPHA Experiment apparatus.Photo: Maximilien BriceFor a little more than a week in July 2018, a team of physicists at CERN tried a new technique to slow down antimatter particles zipping around at breakneck speeds. Those 10 days of observation were the culmination of 10 years of development in an international collaboration…

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AP interview: EPA head committed to ‘scientific integrity’

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Moving forward on a pledge to restore “scientific integrity,” the new head of the Environmental Protection Agency is reversing Trump administration actions that sidelined many academic scientists from key advisory boards in favor of industry figures.Administrator Michael Regan, in an Associated Press interview, said the “reset” of the Science Advisory Board and…

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House investigators suggest former Trump advisor Peter Navarro steered coronavirus supply contracts to companies he favored

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After former President Donald Trump ignored his advice to ramp up the procurement of coronavirus supplies before the United States was overwhelmed by the pandemic, former White House Trade Adviser Peter Navarro reportedly took it upon himself to get the job done. While some government officials, including Dr. Rick Bright, the former director of the…

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Cards get Murray’s backup, sign veteran McCoy

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9:49 PM ETJosh WeinfussESPN Staff Writer CloseCovered the Cardinals since 2012 Graduate of Indiana University Member of Pro Football Writers of AmericaTEMPE, Ariz. -- The Red River Rivalry is coming to Arizona Cardinals' quarterbacks room.Colt McCoy, the former Texas standout, signed a one-year contract with Arizona, where he will back up former Oklahoma star Kyler…

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Will Teen Mom OG‘s Leah Ever Accept Amber?

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Leah turned 12 during tonight's Teen Mom OG episode, but her mom Amber decided not to join her daughter's family-only birthday party. Now, can the MTV mom fix the "bond" with her mini-me? The context: Gary asked Leah what she wanted to do for her birthday -- and if she wanted to invite her other…

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NFL’s 17-game schedule: Opponents for all 32 teams

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playHow the NFL's 17-game schedule came to be (0:43)Mike Triplett explains why the NFL adopting a 17-game regular-season schedule has been "inevitable" despite players speaking out against it. (0:43)2:30 PM ETNFL NationESPN NFL owners were granted the ability to expand to 17 games as part of last year's collective bargaining agreement with players. They approved…

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Looks Like There’s Hope for Apple TV Remote Haters

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Photo: Catie Keck/GizmodoTo say the Apple TV remote is polarizing is an understatement. On the one side, you have the stans who claim this is the best streaming remote ever made. On the other, the haters cite the remote’s touchpad and overall UI as an unforgivable affront to gadget design. But, per 9to5 Mac, Apple…

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Celine Dion’s Biggest Billboard Hot 100 Hits

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The Canadian-born superstar has earned five Grammy Awards, including album of the year for Falling Into You and record of the year for "My Heart Will Go On," while her performance of "Beauty and the Beast," with Peabo Bryson, the title song from the 1991 Disney animated film (before the new live-action version starring Emma Watson), earned…

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Baylor calls foul on non-call in loss to UConn

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11:45 PM ETMechelle VoepelESPN.com CloseMechelle Voepel covers the WNBA, women's college basketball, and other college sports for espnW. Voepel began covering women's basketball in 1984, and has been with ESPN since 1996.SAN ANTONIO -- UConn is headed to its 13th consecutive Women's Final Four -- with a chance at a 12th national championship -- after…

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What You Need To Know About New York’s “Vaccine Passport”

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Photo: NY Governor’s Office (Other)On Friday, New York became the first state to formally roll out a digital vaccination “passport” that residents can flash as proof that they’ve either gotten jabbed or tested negative for covid-19. Per a statement from Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s office, the state developed the tech, dubbed Excelsior Pass, alongside IBM as…

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After Ariana Grande, Which Artist Should Join ‘The Voice’ as a Coach? Vote!

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Ariana Grande just announced she will be joining season 21 of The Voice as one of the coaches, and Billboard wants to know: Which artist do you think should sign up to be next? Like current Voice coach and inaugural American Idol winner Kelly Clarkson, someone who's already been through a singing competition could be a prime pick, like Harry Styles following his tenure with…

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2 Transformers Movies Are Apparently Still in the Works

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Bumblebee won’t be the last Transformers movie. Photo: ParamountAfter what felt like a non-stop barrage of Transformers movies, the past few years have been quiet on Cybertron (at least in live-action). That’s largely in part to the most recent film, Bumblebee, doing so poorly in comparison to its predecessors, despite many thinking it was the…

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Rankings, projections, strategy and cheat sheets

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All of your fantasy baseball draft preparation needs collected in one place! Here you'll find rankings, projections, cheat sheets, analysis and strategy; Check back every day for new content through Opening Day of the 2021 season. If this is your first time playing fantasy baseball, might we recommend starting with the basics: The Playbook: How…

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Which teams will join UConn and Arizona in the Women’s Final Four?

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11:30 PM ETMechelle VoepelCloseESPN.comMechelle Voepel covers the WNBA, women's college basketball, and other college sports for espnW. Voepel began covering women's basketball in 1984, and has been with ESPN since 1996.Charlie CremeCloseESPN.comCharlie Creme projects the women's NCAA tournament bracket for ESPN.com.UConn is headed to a 13th consecutive Women's Final Four. Arizona is headed to its…

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