Originally published on Thu April 17, 2014 4:29 pm
Transcendence seems like the perfect film for Wally Pfister to kick off his career as a director. Pfister emerged as one of the best cinematographers in the business through his collaborations with Christopher Nolan (which also won him an Oscar, for Inception), and one of the hallmarks of that collaboration has been their dogged commitment to shooting on film rather than digitally, even as the industry has rapidly abandoned the 20th century technology.
The research of Craig Tweedy of the Systems Ecology Laboratory with the UTEP Department of Biological Sciences. Tweedy studies how ecosystems function and interface with the atmosphere. He talks about the gradual transformation of the Paso del Norte region from grasslands to shrublands over the past few centuries. http://faculty.utep.edu/Default.aspx?alias=faculty.utep.edu/ctweedie
Originally published on Thu April 17, 2014 2:14 pm
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Diplomats from the U.S., Ukraine, Russia and the European Union emerged Thursday from a meeting that wasn't expected to accomplish much saying they had made progress toward resolving the crisis in Ukraine.
"We worked hard and we worked in good faith in order to narrow our real differences," Secretary of State John Kerry said following the meeting in Geneva. He and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov announced that the four parties at the negotiating table agreed: