Topic: Rice University
There's no better way to face the new year than with a good book in hand. Here are 15 promising-looking nonfiction books, all due for release early in 2011.
01/02/2011 01:21 pm
Former Argentine President Nestor Kirchner – whose wife, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, is the current president – died of an apparent heart attack today.
10/27/2010 04:41 pm
Graphene, a super-strong, transparent form of carbon one atom thick, could be used in displays, solar panels, and lightweight composites. Two Russian-born scientists found a way to isolate it, winning the 2010 physics Nobel Prize.
10/05/2010 04:53 pm
People who use Groupon promotions aren't always the best customers, reveals a survey of businesses.
10/01/2010 02:47 pm
In Pictures Space Photos of the Day 09/20
Mexican Independence Day marks the 200th anniversary of freedom from Spanish rule. This year, five Latin American countries mark their bicentennials by taking stock of progress and challenges ahead.
09/15/2010 04:22 pm
The US and Iran set aside controversy over Iran’s nuclear program to play a World Basketball Championships match that featured NBA players including Hamed Haddadi of Iran.
09/02/2010 02:11 pm
Immigration law in Arizona is still undergoing the first of many judicial tests. State senator Russell Pearce, who drafted the controversial law, is glad there is a national conversation going on over the issue of illegal immigration.
07/27/2010 03:56 pm
Evangelical missionaries were once leaders in creating a positive image of the US in the Arab world.
07/19/2010 07:05 am
Amelia Earhat's watch, which the famed aviator wore on two trans-Atlantic flights was brought aboard the International Space Station 82 years to the day after her first flight.
06/18/2010 08:15 pm