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Scott Dance

Writer

Scott Dance writes about the environment and the weather at The Baltimore Sun. He has covered Hurricane Sandy and the 2012 “derecho”, explained particle physics theory, groundwater geology and medical research funding challenges, and revealed gaps in oversight of the state’s doctors. He is a Timonium native, a Hampden resident, and always looking for a good race to run or watch.

Recent Articles

  • 'In like a lion:' Near-record warmth, storms, snow chance forecast this week

    'In like a lion:' Near-record warmth, storms, snow chance forecast this week

    At least the first half of the adage "in like a lion, out like a lamb" will ring true this March in Baltimore. A warm-up to near-record highs followed by a long-awaited but still slim chance of snow are in the forecast this week. A gradual warming is expected in the first half of the week. Highs...

  • Can TRAPPIST-1 be seen in the night sky?

    Can TRAPPIST-1 be seen in the night sky?

    TRAPPIST-1 and its newly discovered seven orbiting planets are a relatively close 39 light years away, so can the star be seen in the night sky? Not without a powerful telescope. The star can be found within the constellation Aquarius, but as a red dwarf star, it is relatively dim in the portion...

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