In Brief: Jun. 12, 2000

MOVING PICTURES Next time you're on a plane suffering through Beethoven's Third for the eighth time, think about signing up with a service called InMotion Pictures. InMotion rents portable DVD players (and DVDs) to airline passengers for a mere $10 a day so you can watch whatever you want while you fly. Already in seven airports nationwide, including Philadelphia and Seattle, it's coming soon to a cramped airplane seat near you.

WARP SPEED That Einstein guy--pretty smart, right? Here's a puzzle for him. Last week two independent groups of researchers, one in the U.S. and one in Italy,each claimed to have...

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