Physicist John Wheeler dies at age 96

Monday, April 14, 2008 Theoretical physicist John Archibald Wheeler died of pneumonia at his residence in Hightstown, New Jersey yesterday. Wheeler is most known in the popular culture for popularizing the term “black hole” to describe stars which had become so dense that nothing, not even light, could escape their gravitational pull. Although Wheeler initially…

Recalled pet food found to contain rat poison

Friday, March 23, 2007 In a press release earlier today, New York State Agriculture Commissioner Patrick Hooker, along with Dean of Cornell University‚Äôs College of Veterinary Medicine Donald F. Smith, confirmed that scientists at the New York State Food Laboratory identified Aminopterin as a toxin present in cat food samples from Menu Foods. Menu Foods…

Replacing Your Auto Glass

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Russian submarine rescued by Royal Navy/Brief

A trapped Russian submarine, located in a bay in the country’s northeast region, has been rescued by the Royal Navy. The crew, consisting of seven officers and midshipman is unharmed. “The crew opened the hatch and climbed the rescue ship’s deck on their own,” reported a Russian admiral. “The rescue operation was completed successfully. We…

Wikinews investigates the reconstruction of Pichilemu, Chile after February earthquake

Sunday, October 24, 2010 Left: A recently constructed kiosk with the new design. Image: Diego Grez.Right: The original design of the kiosk, as shown in the plans by the Municipality. Image: Ilustre Municipalidad de Pichilemu. Eight months after a catastrophic earthquake, Wikinews has investigated the devastation caused in February and the reconstruction of Pichilemu, Chile.…