R & D
Researchers find 3-million-year-old landscape beneath Greenland Ice Sheet
Glaciers and ice sheets are commonly thought to work like a belt sander. As they move over the land they scrape off everything-vegetation, soil and even the top layer of bedrock.
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QuickHits: Weekend picks for Montgmoery, Prince Georgea s and Fairfax counties
Washington D.C.-based, Southern-flavored Rock band MELODIME returns to Jammin Java in Vienna on Saturday on tour for their latest album, ”Where the Sinners and the Saints Collide.” The AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center in Silver Spring will celebrate Record Store Day 2014 with a screening of Lisa Barros D'Sa and Glenn Leyburn's ... (more)
Thu Apr 17, 2014
The Washington Post
Person is struck, killed by train in Greenbelt
Maryland authorities are investigating the death of a person hit by a train near the Greenbelt Metro station Thursday evening, officials said.
Job Openings in Bowie, Prince George's County
Here's a sampling of recent job postings in and around Prince George's County: Lead Park Police Communications Technician at The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Co.
Vitamin B3 May Have Been Made In Space,...
Image Caption: Karen Smith crushing meteorites with a mortar and pestle in Goddard's Astrobiology Analytical Laboratory to prepare them for analysis.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Odd tilts could make more worlds habitable
Pivoting planets that lean one way and then change orientation within a short geological time period might be surprisingly habitable, according to new modeling by NASA and university scientists affiliated with the NASA Astrobiology Institute.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Goddard scientist receives Vega Medal from King of Sweden
Climate scientist Compton Tucker receives a Vega Medal from Carl XVI Gustaf, the king of Sweden on April 14, 2014.
Northrop Grumman Foundation Gives a Unique Look at NASA's James Webb Space Telescope
True to its mission of helping to advance STEM education in dynamic ways, the Northrop Grumman Foundation , a major sponsor of the USA Science & Engineering Festival, will take visitors up close and personal this April with one of the most ambitious projects today in space science: NASA's James Webb Space Telescope .
Mon Apr 14, 2014
College Park man honored for 67-year education career
At 94 years old, Dale “Doc” Woodburn has worked for Prince George's County schools longer than most teachers and principals have been alive.
West Coast sky-watchers prepare for total lunar eclipse
West Coast night owls were preparing Monday for a rare overnight heavenly treat - a total eclipse of the moon that will be seen over most of the United States.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Help Find Critical Missing 12-year-old Boy Je'reem Cunningham
Police in Prince George's County are seeking public assistance locating critical missing boy, 12-year-old Je'reem Ajani Cunningham, last seen in Greenbelt, Md.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
The Washington Post
Prince George's County crime report
The Greenbelt Police Department offers a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of persons responsible for any of the following unsolved crimes.
International Business Times
Total Lunar Eclipse Could Doom NASA's Moon Orbiter
Though the coming lunar eclipse will have millions of thrilled eyes gazing at the sky, it poses a challenge for the "The spacecraft will be going straight from the moon's shadow to the Earth's shadow while it orbits during the eclipse.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Big News Network.com
Md. Man Enters Guilty Plea To 5 Counts Of Robbery
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Tue Apr 08, 2014
Blood moon visible in US in 1st lunar eclipse of 2014
On Tuesday, April 15, the moon will be eclipsed by the Earth's shadow. The 78-minute event will be viewable across the Western Hemisphere, according to NASA.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
NASA catches Tropical Cyclone Ita near Papua New Guinea
NASA's Terra satellite MODIS instrument captured this image of Tropical Cyclone Ita on April 6. The image shows strong thunderstorms surrounding the tightly-wrapped center of circulation, just southeast of Sudest... The twenty-third tropical cyclone of the Southern Pacific tropical cyclone season has developed near the Solomon Islands and ... (more)
Photosynthetic Activity Shows High Productivity Of US Corn Belt
American farmers lead the world in productivity coupled with environmental responsibility, producing far more food on far less land than was even imagined decades ago.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
NASA spacecraft to rock dark side of the moon
A NASA spacecraft that has been orbiting the moon for months is set to conclude its mission, with a bang when it smashes into the far side of the celestial body later this month.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
Knust Alumni - " 2014 North America convention
In July 2014, Greenbelt, Maryland will play host to KNUST ALUMNI - NORTH AMERICA ASSOCIATION's 2014 National Convention - a three-day event of first-class professional networking opportunities and organizational soul searching sessions.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
The Washington Post
With snow gone, road work blooms on D.C. region's commuter routes
Road work projects that had lain dormant through the winter's cold and snow are beginning to emerge across the D.C. region .