| Jul 9, 2013
| 2:31 PM
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...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 9:01 AM
A private contractor is launching a NASA mission into space bound for the moon, and it will be visible in the night sky across hundreds of miles of the Northeast on Friday, including all across Maryland.
NASA's Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 2:00 AM
A comet looping behind the sun right now could emerge this fall as a once-in-a-lifetime spectacle that shines in the sky so brightly, it is visible with the naked eye around the world — if it survives.
Comet C/2012 S1, dubbed Comet ISON in honor...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 4:47 PM
After 36 years of space exploration and months of heated argument among scientists, NASA officials confirmed Thursday that Voyager 1 entered into interstellar space more than a year ago.
The final piece of evidence that led scientists to conclude that...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 5:39 PM
While the main campus of the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore is open and inviting, there is another division of the school that discourages visitors.
The Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory is tucked miles away in Laurel, with building access...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 12:28 PM
Despite concerns about privacy and public safety, Maryland is seeking to open its skies to commercial drones under a federal program that could make the state a powerhouse in the burgeoning unmanned aircraft industry.
Maryland is among 24 states vying...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 5:03 PM
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...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 3:32 PM
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...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 1:20 PM
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...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 6:54 AM
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...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 10:34 AM
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...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 10:01 AM
The peak of hurricane season is approaching later this month, but storm activity in the middle of the Atlantic is unlikely to develop during the first half of August because of a massive cloud of dust from the Sahara Desert moving across the ocean....