Topic: Steven Weinberg

Hamilton Book Awards Winners at UT Austin Announced

Oct. 18, 2012

Psychology Department Chair James Pennebaker this week was named the Grand Prize winner of the University Co-op Robert W. Hamilton Book Awards for his work, "The Secret Life of Pronouns: What Our Words Say About Us." The Hamilton Award is one of the highest honors of literary achievement given to published authors at The University of Texas at Austin. This year's winners were announced Tuesday, Oct. 16, at the Four Seasons Hotel.

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Seeing dark matter in the ice

Dec. 1, 2010
The IceCube array shown in relation to the drill camp and the bedrock beneath.

Buried beneath the Antarctic may lie answers to one of the great questions confronting 21st century astrophysics: What is dark matter?

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Opinion: Obama gets space funding right

Feb. 5, 2010
Opinion: Obama gets space funding right

Nobel Prize-winning physicist Steven Weinberg discusses President Barack Obama's recent federal budget call for increasing NASA's funding by two percent while cutting its manned space flight program.

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In the Know

Jan. 4, 2010
In the Know

The Jan. 4 weekly roundup of campus kudos and press mentions.

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Weinberg writes opinion piece for The New York Times

Sept. 8, 2009
Weinberg writes opinion piece for The New York Times

The first thing freshmen should know is that college is never what one expects. The summer of 1950, before I went to Cornell, I was working as a bellhop at a hotel in the Adirondacks. One day the mail brought me a Cornell course catalog.

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