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Paul Frampton may be released next week

(07/03/12 10:27am)

UNC physics professor Paul Frampton said he may be released as soon as next week. He has been held in an Argentine jail on charges of smuggling cocaine for more than five months. Frampton said in a letter that there was a unified attempt among his supporters to intervene on a governmental level, involving the Ministers of Science and Justice, as well as the president of Argentina.


Professors got facts wrong in Frampton letter

(06/25/12 11:40am)

TO THE EDITOR: I am writing in regards to a letter published here on June 21. The letter addresses the issue of UNC professor Paul Frampton, who has been held in an Argentine prison since January after being caught trying to leave that country with 2 kg of cocaine. UNC professors Hugon Karkowski and Mark Williams are asking for donations for professor Frampton, who is no longer receiving his salary from UNC.






Professor: Universe has no beginning

(01/31/07 12:00am)

University physicists are refuting the Big Bang theory with a new cosmological model stating that the universe has no beginning or end. The cyclical model, proposed by UNC physics professor Paul Frampton and graduate student Lauris Baum, consists of four parts: expansion, turnaround, contraction and bounce. "It all starts all over again," Frampton said. "It has happened an infinite amount of times and will happen an infinite amount of more times."


My Morning Jacket releases notable live album

(10/12/06 12:00am)

MUSICREVIEW My Morning Jacket Okonokos 4 Stars There is a complicated nature to the live album. Many, and likely most, live albums are filler, either intended to capitalize on the success of a previous release (The Fray's Live at the Electric Factory: Bootleg No. 1) or to fulfill a contract quickly and cheaply so the label can drop an artist (Iggy Pop's T.V. Eye 1977 Live). But in some cases, a live album becomes an artist's crowning achievement. Johnny Cash's At Folsom Prison comes to mind. With the live album, Okonokos, My Morning Jacket strives for classic.