The University of Maryland’s observatory provides a “space” for students to take part in long-term research projects and get hands-on experience with different telescopes and software. Their efforts are paying off with the use of a number of cameras taking pictures of the night sky and capturing images few have seen.
ANNAPOLIS—Don Baugh and Tom Horton paddled their kayaks into the waters off the coast of Sandy Point State Park on Wednesday, launching their 500-mile traverse of Chesapeake Bay waterways. It’s a journey they had taken once before, 10 years ago.…
A survey released last month found that 87 percent of Maryland’s parents are satisfied with their child’s after-school program. But it also found that demand for after-school activities far exceeds the supply.
Scientists are scrambling to recover after the government shutdown forced their research to go dark and cut off federal funding for weeks. And the already beleaguered scientific community fears that another shutdown in January could be devastating.