Stories for November 10, 2011
Morse investigates the apparent suicide of Henry Fallon who, suffering from a fatal disease, appears to have shot himself. But a simple suicide turns into a murder investigation with only one man seemly capable of committing the crime. Featuring Joanna David ("Pride And Prejudice"), Samantha Bond ("Die Another Day," "The World Is Not Enough"), and Adrian Dunbar ("The Crying Game," "Suspicion").
California Controller John Chiang says state revenues are still lagging. He reports last month’s cash came in more than eight hundred million dollars below budget projections.
Brian Greene describes the serendipitous steps that led from a forgotten 200-year-old mathematical formula to the first glimmerings of strings — quivering strands of energy whose different vibrations give rise to quarks, electrons, photons and all other elementary particles. Strings are truly tiny — smaller than an atom by the same factor that a tree is smaller than the entire universe. But, as Greene explains, it is possible — for the first time — to combine the laws of the large and the laws of the small into a proposal for a single, harmonious Theory of Everything.
Join Brian Greene on a wild ride into the weird realm of quantum physics, which governs the universe on the tiniest of scales. Greene brings quantum mechanics to life in a nightclub like no other, where objects pop in and out of existence and things over here can affect others over there, instantaneously — without anything crossing the space between them.
Candice Bergen narrates this new documentary that explores the 65-year effort to identify, prosecute and punish the 20th century’s most notorious murderers. In the face of apathy, obstruction and violence, the men and women who pursued Nazi fugitives brought a measure of dignity to the victims of the Holocaust while reminding the international community that enemies of humanity must be prosecuted and punished — if humanity is to survive.
Based on the true story of writer and naturalist Joe Hutto, portrayed by wildlife photographer Jeff Palmer, this film chronicles Hutto’s remarkable experience of imprinting wild turkey eggs and raising the hatchlings to adulthood. Deep in the wilds of Florida, Hutto spent each day out and about as a “wild turkey” with his family of chicks — until the day came when he had to let his children grow up and go off on their own. As it turned out, this was harder than he ever imagined. Hutto’s story also became a book, "Illumination in the Flatlands."
Despite the walk out, MTS had enough guards at its stations and aboard trolleys today to avoid delays.