Riess shared the award with scientists from the University of California at Berkley and Australian National University.
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Thousands of energetic kids and their parents hurried into the nation’s capital for an afternoon of outdoor family fun Saturday.
They were participating in World Carfree Day, a global event held every September 22nd that encourages people to abandon their cars and use environmentally friendly transportation instead. This year the district joined over 1,500 other cities in 40 different countries around the world.
With “Occupy Wall Street” protests filling the streets of New York, organizers in Maryland hoped to bring the same energy to “Occupy Baltimore.”
State officials say there are a growing number of companies specializing in the development of security tools and technology, which is creating jobs throughout the state.
Public school students across the state are eating locally grown foods in an effort to help the local farming economy.
An explosion in a Univ. of Maryland lab left two students injured Monday. The explosion occurred as a result of nitric acid and sulfuric acid being combined with a third unknown substance in a waste container, officials said.