Daily Archives: April 19, 2012

Levon Helm dead at 71

Levon Helm, second from left, in the cover photo for the Band’s second album. From the L.A. Times’ music blog: Levon Helm, the widely respected and influential singer and drummer with the Band, whose Arkansas drawl colored the group’s signature … Continue reading

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‘Dark matter’ concept darker than ever

“The stars are matter. We’re matter. But it doesn’t matter.” — Captain Beefheart For years laymen have felt puzzled by “dark matter,” an unscientific term scientists use to describe the invisible substance that supposedly accounts for 83 percent of the … Continue reading

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