5 Oct 2016 01:41 AM EST
David Thouless of the University of Washington in Seattle, J. Michael Kosterlitz of Brown University and Duncan Haldane of Princeton University received the 2016 Nobel Prize in physics on Tuesday for their research, which predicted new types of materials and spurred interest in the field of topological materials. The three scientists’ work was united by concepts from topology, a branch of mathematics that deals with the study of shapes. In topology, different shapes are distinguished by abrupt transitions. Such developments have led to an explosion of interest in the new types of topological materials, one of the hottest topics in physics.
Kardashian Robbery Big Topic During Paris Fashion Week
The ordeal of Kim Kardashian West — who was left tied up after a $10 million jewel heist in her private Paris residence — dominated talk among editors at Fashion Week. It cast a gray cloud over collections that otherwise were meant to exude joy and creativity. Some editors raised questions about the security in a city that remains under... Read more
Lin-Manuel Miranda Urges People to Vote: People Fought and Died for the Right to Vote
NEW YORK (AP) — Not going to vote this election? Lin-Manuel Miranda says "No" to this. The creator of the Broadway musical, "Hamilton" wants people to get out and vote, and for good reason. "I think a lot of people fought and died for the right to vote, and so I think our country is healthy when we turn out in large numbers," Miranda said on the red carpet... Read more
Pop Culture Sometimes Explains Politics Best
The first 2016 presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump was this Monday. In order to make the presidential election understandable to younger audiences ‘eonline’ decided to compare this years election to different elements of pop culture. They compared debate season to Leonardo DiCaprio. They compared Hillary Clinton’s... Read more
Clinton Dead Pans on 'Between Two Ferns'
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton fielded oddball questions on power ties, pant suits and the Scott Baio vote on the online comedy program, "Between Two Ferns." The interview with comedian Zack Galifianakis appeared on the Funny or Die website Thursday. Among Galifianakis' questions was whether she ever watched Donald Trump and thought, "I should... Read more
New Yorkers, Don't be Afraid
- by Jorge Vargas, Editor The terrorist attack that struck New York City on Saturday was a vicious attempt to take lives and inspire fear in the hearts of New Yorkers and of civilized people around the world. The humor with which New Yorkers responded to the attacks is proof that their attempt failed, just as all others have. Following... Read more
According to The Hollywood Reporter, "Suicide Squad" star Margot Robbie is in the final negotiation stage to join the cast of Sony Pictures' "Peter Rabbit," a new live-action film based on the beloved...More
Jack Reacher: Never Go Back, Directed by Edward Zwick, (Last Samurai, Blood Diamond), is sadly an action movie misfire for mega star Tom Cruise. The film has an overcomplicated storyline and unfortunately...More