Sunday, 22 July 2018

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Georg Placzek – a critical link in the making of the atom bomb

Radio Prague |
21 January 2010

To his many Nobel Prize-winning colleagues, Georg Placzek was a physicist of boundless importance. It was not because of a breakthrough discovery on his part, or because he published widely, but because he tended to be the man with the right wits at the right time. At Los Alamos, New Mexico, on July 16th, 1945, he was the only Czech present for the detonation of the first nuclear explosion – an event he had helped to create.

True West

Prague TV |
21 January 2010

In the dead of winter, the Prague Playhouse brings to life Sam Shepard's sweltering, dark comedy True West, which opens 21 January at 7:30pm at Divadlo Inspirace in Malá Strana.

A right to lust

Prague TV |
21 January 2010

The subtler charms of feminist pornography are finding an audience in the Czech Republic.

Last week 3/2010

By Ivan Lamper | Respekt |
20 Jan 2010

A 15-meter-long asteroid called 2010 AL30 missed Earth by a mere 125,000 kilometers. Éric Rohmer died. The media reported about a large earthquake that hit Haiti.

Prague Wine Week

Prague TV |
19 January 2010

From Monday, 18 January until Sunday, 24 January, Prague Wine Week comes to nearly 70 venues around the city to "celebrate the art of winemakers".

Mike Stannett – head of the Salvation Army in ČR

Radio Prague |
19 January 2010

Right now the Salvation Army is particularly busy, working to help the homeless through a freezing snap, and at its headquarters in Prague 13 Mike Stannett discussed just how the organisation has been coping with the situation.

Visit Prague, without barriers

Suite101.com |
19 January 2010

Prague's cobbles do not have to be a handicap.

Haiti earthquake

Expats.cz |
18 January 2010

A few local ways you can help aid the recovery.

Radka Denemarková and the importance of digging up skulls

Radio Prague |
18 January 2010

The novel "Peníze od Hitlera" (Money from Hitler), is one of the best Czech books I’ve read for a long time, and luckily for English-speaking readers, it has just been published in an excellent English translation by Women's Press in Toronto.

Travelling across Africa in a Trabant

Radio Prague |
14 January 2010

In late 2009 a group of travellers, including a journalist and filmmaker, conquered Africa in a Trabant - travelling all the way from Tunisia to Cape Town.

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