Students from across the country are planning to participate in a coordinated national walkout on Wednesday in response to the high school shooting in Parkland.
There aren't very many scientists who achieved rock star status. Stephen Hawking, who has died at the age of 76, family members told British media early Wednesday, was definitely a contender. "He was a great scientist and an extraordinary man whose work and legacy will live on for many years," the family statement said, according to The Guardian . "His courage and persistence with his brilliance and humour inspired people across the world. He once said, 'It would not be much of a universe if...