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Janis Joplin, pictured here in New York City in 1969, embraced a bohemian appearance and style. by

Janis Joplin’s Inimitable Voice

An authoritative new biography explores what drove the iconic Texan singer.

Texas-born rock icon Janis Joplin has been one of American culture’s most compelling figures for more than 50 years, in large part because of the intrigue she...Read More

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Up Against Homophobia

In Queer Brown Voices, LGBT activists chronicle their overlooked struggle.

Queer Brown Voices documents the Latina/o queer community’s encounters with homophobia and intolerance from fellow Latinas/os as well as racial and ethnic mar...Read More

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Eye on Texas: UT-Austin’s Petawatt Laser

Three stories beneath the University of Texas, the Texas Petawatt Laser produces the most powerful laser pulse anywhere in the world.

Once the most powerful laser in the world, the Texas Petawatt Laser lies beneath the University of Texas, and continues to awe scientists around the world....Read More

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