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Congratulations to Professor Larry Hunter on his paper in Science on a possible "Fifth Force of Nature."   You can learn more about the paper, Using the Earth as a Polarized Electron Source to Search for Long-Range Spin-Spin Interactions, via this Amherst College press release.

Submitted by Siddheshwar S. Salvi on Tuesday, 8/25/2009, at 12:56 PM

First Meeting of the Semester - Times TBA.


The New York Times

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How One College Handled a Sexual Assault Complaint

22 min 30 sec ago
A freshman said she was sexually assaulted at Hobart and William Smith Colleges. The school’s handling of the investigation left her wishing she had remained silent.

Heavy Fighting Breaks Out Near Libya's Tripoli Airport

2 hours 18 min ago
Heavy fighting between militias with anti-aircraft guns and rocket propelled grenades broke out near the airport of the Libyan capital Tripoli on Sunday, residents and Reuters witnesses said.

The Media Equation: Hulu to Stream ‘South Park’ as More Players Jostle for Online Rights

Saturday, 7/12/2014, at 9:09 PM
A three-year deal will give Hulu exclusive rights to stream the huge back catalog of “South Park,” as well as the current season’s episodes.

Amazon, a Friendly Giant as Long as It’s Fed

Saturday, 7/12/2014, at 9:01 PM
Is resistance to Amazon futile in the book publishing world? Its battle with Hachette has many on edge.

Iraqi Militants Kill 26 in Raid on Baghdad Building

Saturday, 7/12/2014, at 8:43 PM
Gunmen stormed an apartment complex known for prostitution and killed at least 20 women and six men, according to the Interior Ministry.


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Dead body on gurney rolls out of Bucks County coroner's van onto busy street after door unlatches

5 hours 41 min ago

The Bucks County Coroner's Office said the driver realized immediately that the door had opened and retrieved the body within minutes.

Armed robber strikes Uni Mart in Franklin County

Saturday, 7/12/2014, at 10:33 PM
State police at Chambersburg are asking anyone with information to call them at 717-264-5161.

Delta flight to NYC returns to Israel after mechanical problem

Saturday, 7/12/2014, at 10:50 PM

An airline spokeswoman says Delta Flight 469, with 370 passengers and 17 crew members aboard a Boeing 747, returned safely to Ben Gurion Airport.

Actor and Pa. native skateboarding cross-country due in NYC soon

Saturday, 7/12/2014, at 9:51 PM

The Philadelphia-raised Kreider learned to skateboard just last year. He says he fell about 25 times during the trip.

Driver of stalled pickup finds slithering surprise

Saturday, 7/12/2014, at 11:06 PM

Police say the snake likely crawled into the pickup at the motorist's home several blocks from where the vehicle stalled.


Boston Globe: Students Switching Activism to Boardroom

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Annual Emily Dickinson Poetry Walk Set For May 13

May 8, 2000Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417AMHERST, Mass.—The Dickinson Homestead in Amherst will sponsor the annual Emily Dickinson Poetry Walk on Saturday, May 13, at 1 p.m. The walk honors the memory of the poet Emily Dickinson, who died on May 15, 1886. The event is free and open to the public.