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For NASA, a plan to colonize the moon
Faster melting of polar ice dampens future of Shore
Antarctic ice mass shrinking
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Dazzling summer in Antarctica Research: It's the working season, and scientists have just five months of daylight into which they pack a year's worth of work.
Leg 3: Guarding against runaway winner Along way to Sydney, leaders will be on lookout for unusual departures
Chessie finishes wild ride of Leg 2 Maryland crew confident despite damage to keel on Southern Ocean; THE WHITBREAD WATCH
Silk Cut's Whitbread race secret Even with 4th-place finish, skipper Smith says yacht has the boat speed to win
Going with flow, Swedish Match wins Leg 2 Tactical move at start inspires 200-mile breeze in windy Whitbread stretch
Windy Southern Ocean a wild ride for Whitbread
R&R; ends in Whitbread, with next stop Australia Chessie, eight others set sail today in Leg 2 start
Leg 2: Heavy on wind, waves and tactics To beat Southern Ocean, a crew must know when to 'exit' north to Australia
Explorers still have work to do Earth: You might think that the four corners of the Earth have been explored, but their are still uncharted regions calling out to adventurers.
Research balloons may pose threat to whales Ecologist raises concern for endangered species
Packing for the trip
Nine months of torture Race: The Whitbread is a magical ride around the world that tests the will and endurance of sailors as they take on the challenge of the sea.
Southern exposure can be a chilling experience Treacherous conditions abound on 4,600-mile leg
Collins reduces role in Whitbread race Limitations: He paid for the boat, but he's older and less experienced than his crew. So George Collins makes an executive decision.
Fulfilling a dream at the bottom of the world Tierra del Fuego lures local marathon man
The incredible shrinking glacier Ice: North America's biggest glacier has been behaving oddly as it shrinks, sending off chunks of ice.
Bold drivers reap panoramic rewards Visions: Each road is different, but all are among the world's sensational seaside journeys.
Researchers cast doubt on claims of life on Mars Tests invalidate some clues that indicated meteorite contained microorganisms
Way Down South Antarctica: A cruise to the bottom of the world takes you through a region of wild beauty and natural wonder.
How much for a piece of this rock? Meteorites: Small chunks of the Red Planet turn collectors green with envy.
Mars, Pa., is a world away from here
Humble oyster speaks volumes Books: The Chesapeake Bay bivalve and its cousins have achieved literary prominence through research texts, historical works, cookbooks and even novels.
'Phrag': a bay wetlands mystery Reed: A tall plant called phragmites that grows densely around the bay is the target of a state herbicide campaign, but many questions remain about its ecological role.
Fly where and when the sun never sets
The Emperors' high-tech clothes Penguins: Gizmos attached to the tuxedoed birds yield fresh clues to how they survive in the Earth's most inhospitable conditions.
S. Africa aglow with summer Fields of green: While Maryland seems mired in arctic gloom, South Africans are enjoying a particularly good summer. A 10-year drought has ended, the jacarandas are in marvelous bloom and wild animals are panting in the shade.
Digging Antarctica's ancient ice Frozen memories: A team of researchers studies details from the ice of the South Pole to find out more about how Earth's climate has evolved.
Roads open in the west, crews report Workers spend 4 days with little sleep battling 15-foot drifts; 'It looks like Antarctica'; As residents dig out, officials start to worry about new storm
Observations under the sun Flare Genesis: $16 million project is designed to unlock mysteries of solar flares and gigantic magnetic storms that erupt from sun's surface.
ART IN THE PARK As Baltimore County steps up development of park as arts center, neighbors are keeping a wary eye on their secret sanctuary
Antarctic voyages provide material for book on The Ice Cold Storage
Julian Blaustein, 82, a movie producer whose...
85-year-old Dundalk author weaves memories, tall tales for books yet to come
Frank talk for seekers of fine white Burgundies
Paul-Emile Victor, 87, the explorer considered the...
Three who excelled personally, professionally
Out of Antarctica, an unlikely novel
High school teacher explores cooler climate
Odyssey across Antarctica
Cooksville man returning to Antarctic to help develop portrait of its wildlife
Proof reported that CFCs cause depletion of ozone
'Live From Antarctica': MPT weathers glitches in broadcast to schools
Sci-fi history, and live from Antarctica
Field Trips on Information Highway