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  • Kenneth D. Claborn, engineer

    Kenneth D. Claborn, engineer
    Kenneth Dale Claborn, a retired Bendix Radio Corp. senior project engineer who worked throughout the Cold War, died Dec. 24 of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at his home in The Villages, Fla. He was 89 and had lived in Perryville and Parkton. Born...
  • NASA rocket lights night sky over Maryland

    NASA rocket lights night sky over Maryland
    A rocket streaked through the sky Tuesday night in Maryland and for hundreds of miles across the eastern U.S. as NASA launched a mission from the Delmarva peninsula. An Air Force Minotaur I rocket lifted off at 8:15 p.m. from NASA's Wallops Flight...
  • Rival campaign tracks Gansler's every move

    Rival campaign tracks Gansler's every move
    Wherever Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler goes, he is followed by a 27-year-old former rocket scientist with a video camera and a tripod. Since April, Gansler has been tailed at news conferences and policy summits, along parade routes, at...
  • Credit unions stepping up to help federal workers without paychecks

    Credit unions stepping up to help federal workers without paychecks
    As the government shutdown continues, credit unions whose members are federal workers offering low-rate loans and other assistance. Here is just a sampling, but check out your credit union if you need money to tied you offer while your paycheck is delayed...
  • Shroud of Turin speaker to unfurl relic's mysterious past

    Shroud of Turin speaker to unfurl relic's mysterious past
    He was one of the most important figures of his day, a man who was tortured to death at the hands of his enemies. Yet no fingerprints were taken, no body was ever found, and the deed took place long before crime fighters had access to DNA profiling. It's...
  • Consumers, advocates seek health insurance work-arounds

    Consumers, advocates seek health insurance work-arounds
    If there is a good health insurance plan out there for Baltimore scientist Luke Goembel, it's as big a mystery as the space he studies. Goembel, a self-employed physical chemist who has worked for the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory and NASA,...
  • Maryland congresswoman proposes national park on the Moon

    Maryland congresswoman proposes national park on the Moon
    To visit the new national park proposed by a Maryland congresswoman would require a 239,000-mile journey and an oxygen tank. On the plus side: There would be plenty of parking. Rep. Donna Edwards, the top-ranking Democrat on the House Space...
  • Md. congresswoman proposes national park on the moon

    To visit thenew national park proposed by a Maryland congresswoman would require a 239,000-mile journey and an oxygen tank. On the plus side, there would be plenty of parking. Rep. Donna Edwards, the top-ranking Democrat on the House Subcommittee on...
  • BWI observation gallery reopens after yearlong renovation

    BWI observation gallery reopens after yearlong renovation
    For passengers waiting to catch a plane or folks waiting for someone on a plane, the surroundings at BWI Marshall Airport improved Friday morning with the opening of the two-story observation gallery near Concourse C. The waiting area, part of the $100...
  • Students go medieval in trebuchet contest, tapping science, engineering skills

    Students go medieval in trebuchet contest, tapping science, engineering skills
    The block of ice was flung so high in the air that some thought it might melt in Thursday's hot summer sun. Instead, it plopped and then disintegrated in space No. 540 in North County High School's stadium-side parking lot, setting off a raucous cheer...
  • O'Malley is right on climate change, should speak out on Keystone XL

    O'Malley is right on climate change, should speak out on Keystone XL
    Bravo to Gov. Martin O'Malley for his speech last week outlining plans for further curbing greenhouse gases in the state of Maryland ("O'Malley says state has 'moral obligation' to avert climate change," July 25)! Have you seen the maps of Maryland...
  • Space telescope astrophysicist probes space, spreads the word

    Space telescope astrophysicist probes space, spreads the word
    Jason Kalirai doesn't just reach for the stars. He pulls them close and studies them — and encourages others to do so, as well. For two years, Kalirai, an award-winning astrophysicist at the Space Telescope Science Institute in Baltimore, worked...