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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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Wizards 102, Bulls 93: Wizards Beat Bulls at Their Own Gritty Game

Sunday, 4/20/2014, at 11:18 PM
Led by Nene’s 24 points, the Wizards erased a 13-point deficit against a team known for its toughness and seized a 1-0 series lead.

Photos Link Masked Men in East Ukraine to Russia

Sunday, 4/20/2014, at 10:12 PM
Descriptions from eastern Ukraine endorsed by the Obama administration suggest many of the mysteriously well-armed gunmen there are Russian military and intelligence forces.

Ukrainian Gas Broker Faces Scrutiny

Sunday, 4/20/2014, at 9:59 PM
Dmytro Firtash has made billions brokering gas deals, but he now faces both a criminal indictment and a racketeering lawsuit in United States courts.

Health Law Fund-Raising Is Detailed

Sunday, 4/20/2014, at 9:48 PM
A Government Accountability Office report discussed how the Obama administration raised money from outside groups to promote enrollment in health insurance.

Errors Mounted as Chaos Ruled Capsizing Ferry

Sunday, 4/20/2014, at 9:17 PM
A portrait of chaos is emerging from crew members, survivors and a transcript of the vessel’s final 40 minutes of communications with emergency dispatchers.


Harrisburg Patriot-News

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Man charged with pelting woman at egg decorating party: Police

Sunday, 4/20/2014, at 10:33 PM
Pittsburgh police said a man threw hardboiled eggs at his girlfriend during an Easter egg decorating party, then tried to attack police.

Frost advisory issued for midstate overnight

Sunday, 4/20/2014, at 10:25 PM
The temperature is expected to drop to about 34 degrees in the Harrisburg region overnight.

Reports: Man transported to hospital following police standoff in Lancaster

Sunday, 4/20/2014, at 10:05 PM
Following a domestic dispute, an unidentified man barricaded himself in an apartment building around 8 p.m., CBS 21 News said.

Penn State York to open late Monday following burglary, vandalism

Sunday, 4/20/2014, at 9:17 PM
Faculty, staff and students should not report to campus before 10 a.m. Monday.

Police to discuss York County murder-for-hire arrest

Sunday, 4/20/2014, at 9:20 PM
A Seven Valleys man was arrested Friday following a murder-for-hire investigation, police said.

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.