Topic: University of California-Berkeley
President Obama's State of the Union, along with the speeches that have followed, point to a blend of Kennedy vision and Reagan optimism to 'win the future' and fend off GOP challengers in the 2012 presidential election.
02/08/2011 03:15 pm
President Mubarak staying in power fuels instability in Egypt, jeopardizes the region, and threatens the process of free elections to come. After delayed statements of US support for freedom in Egypt, Obama can no longer afford to equivocate on Mubarak.
02/01/2011 01:53 pm
China has limited coverage of the Egypt protest to its Xinhua news service and warned last week that websites that did not censor comments about Egypt would be 'shut down by force.'
02/01/2011 06:25 am
For the first time, scientists have confirmed an exoplanet that is rocky like Earth – not a gas giant. It's also 2,500 degrees F and denser than iron, so it's no candidate for life, say members of the team working with the planet-hunting Kepler spacecraft.
01/10/2011 05:09 pm
The planet Kepler-10b, spotted by NASA's planet-hunting space telescope, is just 1.4 times larger than Earth.
01/10/2011 04:26 pm
WikiLeaks' Julian Assange, at a seminar at UC Berkeley earlier this year, described surveillance of his organization – and a cyberattack he said came from China.
12/07/2010 06:32 pm
More private companies are screening out smokers during the hiring process, citing a need to cut health-care costs. It's generally legal, but critics say it's intrusive and unfair.
11/17/2010 01:44 pm
Researchers say X-rays emitted from the site of a supernova observed in 1979 could be the result of matter falling into the voracious maw of a baby black hole.
11/16/2010 04:13 pm
The New York Times presents readers the chance to try to balance the federal budget.
11/16/2010 03:36 pm
Evidence of perhaps the youngest black hole in the galaxy has been found, following a cosmic explosion over 30 years ago.
11/15/2010 04:07 pm