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  • St. Mary's offers an education you can't find anywhere else

    St. Mary's offers an education you can't find anywhere else
    I recently read an article on the baltimoresun.com about St. Mary's College of Maryland ("St. Mary's: A cautionary tale for America's bloated higher education system," May 29). I am part of St. Mary's class of 2016, and the article offended me. While...
  • Orioles management waits on PED suspensions before making judgment

    Orioles management waits on PED suspensions before making judgment
    HOUSTON -- An ESPN report Tuesday that roughly 20 major league players will be suspended for their involvement with performance-enhancing drugs as part of the Miami-based Biogenesis clinic scandal has been met with caution by Orioles officials. The...
  • Astros blast six homers in 11-7 win over Orioles

    Astros blast six homers in 11-7 win over Orioles
    HOUSTON — On Wednesday morning, eight Orioles took a behind-the-scenes tour of NASA's renowned Johnson Space Center. Four innings into Wednesday night's 11-7 loss to the Houston Astros, the entire Orioles team witnessed a launching pad. Six...
  • Want a sculpture? A new jaw? Pizza? Just print it

    Want a sculpture? A new jaw? Pizza? Just print it
    Thanks to 3D printing, American society may be about to boldly go where no one has gone before. A Johns Hopkins scientist is seeking to adapt the technology to grow human jaw bones — potentially revolutionizing implant procedures. A Halethorpe...
  • A year post-derecho, some lessons are still being put into action

    A year post-derecho, some lessons are still being put into action
    After last June's derecho — and Tropical Storms Irene and Isabel before it — Rodgers Forge resident Nancy Slaterback was fed up with power outages. "The problem's getting worse. It's not getting better," she told members of the Public Service...
  • Federal innovation a matter of perspective

    The federal government has an innovation problem — or does it? The answer depends on whom you ask. Federal employees surveyed over the past three years have had a declining view of government innovation. But that doesn't mean Uncle Sam doesn't...
  • Astronomy lecture to explore Saturn's 'F Ring' and moons

    Astronomy lecture to explore Saturn's 'F Ring' and moons
    A monthly astronomy lecture at Baltimore's Space Telescope Science Institute on Tuesday will delve into Saturn's active outermost ring, known as its F Ring. The institute's Bonnie Meinke will deliver a lecture titled, "Saturn's Intricate F Ring and...
  • Antares rocket launch from NASA Wallops rescheduled for Friday, at earliest

    Antares rocket launch from NASA Wallops rescheduled for Friday, at earliest
    A commercial rocket launch that was scheduled for Wednesday but aborted has been pushed to Friday, at the earliest. The next attempt is "tentatively" set for Friday, assuming that issues forcing the delay are resolved, according to Orbital Sciences...
  • International Space Station to fly over Baltimore this week

    International Space Station to fly over Baltimore this week
    Spot the International Space Station moving across the night sky this week. Chances arise the next three nights, but the best viewing opportunity Wednesday is possible to coincide with rain and thunderstorms. Look tonight at 8:59 p.m., Tuesday at 9:45...
  • Hubble captures Comet ISON, headed to pass Earth this fall

    Hubble captures Comet ISON, headed to pass Earth this fall
    The Hubble Space Telescope has captured what space scientists called potentially the "comet of the century", Comet ISON, as it speeds toward Earth at 47,000 mph. The comet, technically known as C/2012 S1, will pass within 1.1 million miles of Earth...
  • Journey in grief leads to new protections from bullying

    Journey in grief leads to new protections from bullying
    The mourners followed the coffin of 15-year-old Grace McComas out of the church and into the morning sunlight of a beautiful Easter season. Christine McComas carried her child's stuffed toy in the crook of her arm. Grief made her look almost wistful. As...
  • Ellicott City astrophysicist works on Hubble's succesor

    Ellicott City astrophysicist works on Hubble's succesor
    Jason Kalirai doesn't just reach for the stars. He pulls them close and studies them — and encourages others to do so as well. Kalirai, 35, is an award-winning astrophysicist at the Space Telescope Science Institute in Baltimore. For two years,...