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OKG Newsletter


Topic: science

Academic achievement

After nearly 25 years, Edna Manning is retiring as president of the state’s premier high school for science and mathematics.


News

Susannah Waite
After nearly a quarter century leading the prestigious Oklahoma School of Science and Mathematics, Edna McDuffie Manning is retiring this month as president of OSSM’s president.
 
Friday, June 15, 2012

'Bad' teacher

Now in its final season, TV’s 'Breaking Bad' has a winning formula, with science help from an OU chemistry professor.


Features

Rod Lott
University of Oklahoma chemistry professor Donna Nelson helps cook up big batches of methamphetamine. Not in real life, mind you, but as the science adviser for the Emmy-winning television show Breaking Bad.
 
Wednesday, July 18, 2012

God and science

An SNU professor co-authors a new book exploring body and soul.


Nonfiction

Sarah Lobban
Full Circle Bookstore
3-5 p.m. Saturday
The Physical Nature of Christian Life
1900 Northwest Expressway
fullcirclebooks.com
842-2900.
 
Wednesday, July 25, 2012

The Hunger Games

Not bad — just bland.


Sci-Fi

Rod Lott
My opinion means absolutely squat on The Hunger Games, a massive hit on a global scale. Even those who didn't see it in theaters will want to out of curiosity's sake, like I did, just to see what all the fuss is about. I completely understand.
 
Monday, August 13, 2012

Karate-Robo Zaborgar

This one’s rightfully robo-cocked.


Comedy

Rod Lott
Japan's Karate-Robo Zaborgar is a movie that has everything: a female cyborg girl with a detachable head and with missiles hidden in her metal bra, a samurai robot with enormous lips, a floating castle, a lactating man, multiple exploding footballs, a flying wheelchair powered by flatulence, and, lest we forget, sex tentacles.
 
Friday, September 7, 2012

Iron Sky

The empire Reichs back.


Sci-Fi

Rod Lott
It's 2018, and a U.S. president who looks uncannily like Sarah Palin sends a black man to the moon in a bid for re-election. The American lunar module lands on the dark side of the moon — you know, where the Transformers live — and finds an enormous Nazi outpost that's been there since Hitler's plan for world domination failed.
 
Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Experiment it


OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff

It’s all about chemistry as Science Museum Oklahoma, 2100 N.E. 52nd, salutes that one high school class that totally wrecked your GPA, bro. From 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, it’s Chemistry Day with special activities like “Playing with Polymers,” “Reaction Rockets” and “Guess the Gas” (a big hit at our Thanksgiving table). Admission is $9.95-$11.95. Call 602-3760 or visit sciencemuseumok.org.

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Wednesday, October 31, 2012

The Sorcerers

Boris Karloff gets hooked on a feeling.


Horror

Rod Lott
Boris Karloff plays one of The Sorcerers in an obscure 1967 thriller from Warner Archive. To be more precise, he’s Dr. Marcus Monserrat, “practitioner of medical hypnosis.” Yet what he and his wife (Catherine Lacey, The Lady Vanishes) really itch to try out is something more sinister.
 
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
 
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