| Mar 21, 2013
| 10:03 AM
“The combat system is the brain that helps you fire ‘the bullet,’ which is actually an extremely complex missile,” Danielle Hilliard says of her highly technical job in air and missile defense.
She uses simple visual images to...
| May 23, 2013
| 7:25 AM
My lips are sealed.
If it’s a revelation about the illusions magicians create that you are expecting, just stop reading now. I have given my word to follow the magicians’ code of secrecy, sworn to the Columbia Conjurors Assembly #141 of...
| Mar 25, 2013
Wake starts fast, beats Maryland in baseball
Wake Forest scored seven runs in the second inning to defeat host Maryland, 7-4, in their series finale Sunday. Demon Deacons starter Austin Stadler, who improved to 4-2, held the Terps scoreless...
| Jan 12, 2013
| 12:08 PM
The Westminster High School football team put up some gaudy offensive numbers in 2012.
During a 12-1 season, the Owls won a second consecutive county championship, became the third Carroll County team in five years to record an undefeated regular season,...
| Mar 10, 2013
| 11:00 AM
Professors Elliot King and Neil Alperstein's excellent commentary ("Ask the right questions about MOOCs," March 6) usefully identifies the potential strengths and weaknesses of small and large online courses. But two important considerations are omitted....
| Dec 25, 2012
| 5:51 PM
When students in River Hill High School's Advanced Computer Science classes entered a worldwide high school robotics competition last year that involved programming International Space Station satellites, they figured their chances of winning were...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 8:03 AM
River Hill's Team Rocket, a group of advanced computer students, is in first place going into the finals of ZeroRobotics 2012 AstroSpheres competition sponsored by MIT and NASA. Now all they need is $6,000 to attend the finals at MIT on Jan. 11.
| May 21, 2013
| 9:49 AM
In the days and weeks after the Boston Marathon bombings, the National Rifle Association has repeatedly stated that many Bostonians who did not possess guns probably wished that they had them in their homes during the tense "shelter in place" manhunt....
| Mar 2, 2013
| 10:50 PM
Byron Westmorland (Mervo) scored a career-high 38 points and visiting Bowie State claimed its first Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association men's basketball tournament championship with an 85-74 victory over Livingstone on Saturday night in...
| May 24, 2013
| 6:25 PM
Graduates of the Johns Hopkins University's master's program in science writing have explained the prospects of life on Mars, the promise of neuroscience research and the ethics of animal testing on the pages of Scientific American, Nature and Popular...
| May 9, 2013
| 5:59 PM
Welcome, ladies and gentlemen, to the season finale of "Glee." In the opening scene, we find Brittany at MIT...yes, that MIT, where apparently she's some kind of genius. She wrote a bunch of numbers on the back of her math test. It's some kind of...
| May 10, 2013
| 11:59 AM
Helen Bruce Thomas, a retired nurse and homemaker, died April 23 at the Rogerson House assisted-living facility in Boston of unknown causes. The longtime resident of Phoenix, Baltimore County, was 89.
Born Helen Whitridge Bruce in Baltimore, she was...