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New Scientific Discovery Backs Up Big Bang Theory

Prepare to think small to imagine something very big. In this case, it’s the spark of the big bang itself.

03/18/2014

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Revising The Math: Chances Of Asteroid Hitting Earth Greater Than Once Thought

It appears Earth has dodged more bullets than expected. Last February’s meteor blast over Siberia sent NASA scientists back to their computers.

11/08/2013

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Space Art Eyes Creativity In Tech At Smithsonian

The familiar exteriors of astronauts’ space suits often hide all of the ingenuity and mechanics that are built inside the suits that were first imagined as “wearable spacecraft.”

07/24/2013

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Space Research Group Plans Headquarters In Md.

A non-profit organization that does research for the space program has acquired a building in Columbia for its national headquarters.

06/26/2013

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Annapolis Theater Groups Vie For Audiences, Space

Is there too much drama in Annapolis? Before this week, 16 theater groups were vying for audiences — and sometimes space. The theater boom is happening so fast buffs can’t even name all the companies.

05/01/2013

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Old Solo Cup Factory In Owings Mills Demolished To Make Way For New Retail Space

Say goodbye to the old Solo Cup factory. Developers begin making way for new stores and offices coming to Owings Mills.

04/18/2013

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Gray’s Budget Funds Space Simulator For D.C. Schools

District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray’s 2014 budget proposal includes money to build a space station simulator in the district’s public school system.

04/17/2013

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NASA Extends Hubble Telescope Operations Contract

NASA says it has extended the contract for operating the Hubble Space Telescope.

03/22/2013

Name Pluto’s Moons

You can help name the moons of Pluto. Click on the link for more information.

02/12/2013

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Opinion: Sally Ride, A Role Model For The Ages

Looking around our nation, it’s obvious that we need more heroines and heroes with Sally Ride’s brave and courageous character. Her inspiration and legacy must live on to create the heroines – and heroes – of the future.

07/24/2012

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Hopkins Offers Space Science Minor To Undergrads

Johns Hopkins University has launched a new minor in space science and engineering to help students pursue careers in the space industry.

03/19/2012

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Shepard Space Capsule Leaving Naval Academy

The space capsule that carried the first American into space is leaving the Naval Academy.

01/20/2012

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