At symposium, Van Hollen stresses support for scientists, seriousness of climate change

COLUMBIA, Maryland — Maryland Sen. Chris Van Hollen on Wednesday stressed the urgency of understanding climate change and dismissed Trump administration efforts to ban the term as “all nonsense.” The Democrat, a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, told the…

Baltimore says goodbye to a beloved leader, friend at Morgan State University tribute

BALTIMORE – Marking the passing of Rep. Elijah Cummings last week, community leaders, elected officials and friends gathered together Wednesday night to honor the former congressman at Morgan State University, where Cummings served as a member of the Board of…

What you need to know about the SCMAGLEV project

Work on the high-speed superconducting magnetic levitation (SCMAGLEV) system could begin as soon as 2019.

Trump’s defense plan would have mixed impact on Maryland

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump’s proposed 2018 federal budget could be a boost to Maryland’s sprawling defense industry but negatively affect the state’s economy in other areas, according to analysts. The administration’s so-called “skinny budget,” unveiled in March, seeks to…

Three unique challenges of those newly-discovered exoplanets

Don’t book your ticket to TRAPPIST-1, just yet. Here’s a look at three unique features of the newly-discovered solar system that might complicate things a bit.

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