Burnham in his Prescott, Arizona home lab, circa 1960.
Yesterday, we published the first half of a 24,000-word "self-interview" by Lowell Observatory astronomer Robert Burnham, Jr. on what would have been his 80th birthday.
Burnham died in 1993 at the age of 61. He was known not only for hi ... More >>
Your partying jag kicks off on Thursday this week and features a global takeover of NYC. Jamaican dancehall queen Natalie Storm is something of an obsession for us lately (especially after Friday night's reOPENed party) -- she's returning to the Lower East Side for an appearance at Happy Endi ... More >>
Thanks to CMJ, there are hundreds of things you could do in the city this weekend. There are too many bands we love playing too many shows, acting as the "secret guest" at epic concerts that we regret not going to, and walking down the streets and hanging out in bars like us real people do. I ... More >>
Fresh off his stint DJing the MTV Video Music Awards (netting him invaluable 10-second bursts of airtime!), electro-house misfit Deadmau5 dropped by swank West Side club Provocateur last night ("It is rumored that entry will be like getting into Fort Knox") and apparently UStreamed his entire ... More >>
As hard as she tries to claim that she's not a hipster, Solange has been pretty consistent about proving otherwise. Never mind the palling around with the Dirty Projectors on- and offstage, or recording with Of Montreal's Kevin Barnes -- now the budding starlet has taken to DJing. Yes, DJing. ... More >>
Want to eat healthy and have a salad for lunch? Here are a couple of your salad bar options at Smiler's Deli.
April is the cruelest month, as the poet who wrote Cats once noted, and maybe that's why we're on a negativity binge at Fork in the Road. Last week we put up Our 10 Most Overrated Re ... More >>
"For The Blueprint, Jay-Z literally just walked into the studio one day and was like, 'Anybody got some beats?'"
Kanye mourns, 1.30.10.Last Thursday, when producer Justin "Just Blaze" Smith announced he was closing shop at Baseline Studios, longtime recording homebase for Roc-A-Fella Records ... More >>