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American Traffic Solutions Sees Both Fleet Services and State and...
More than 30 municipalities, counties and school districts selected or continued with American Traffic Solutions as their partner to improve traffic safety at intersections, along speed corridors, bus lanes and around stopped school buses in the first three months of 2014.
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9 hrs ago
Prince George's County honors 2 with valor award
GREENBELT, Md.-A Prince George's County firefighter Sara Shaffer and Prince George's County Police Capt.
11 hrs ago
First-of-its-kind NASA space-weather project
Scientist Antti Pulkkinen is using high-voltage power transmission lines as a very large antenna to measure a space weather-related phenomenon.
Tue Apr 22, 2014
Take a #GlobalSelfie for Earth Day
NOAA's GOES-East satellite captured this stunning view of the Americas on Earth Day, April 22, 2014 at 11:45 UTC/7:45 a.m. EDT.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
Meteorites yield clues to Red Planet's early atmosphere
Cross-polarized transmitted light microscopy image of augite crystals in the 1.3 billion-year-old martian meteorite MIL 03346.
The Washington Post
Brown updates state biography to include work with wealth-management firm in 1999
Maryland Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown changed his state biography in recent days to reflect a previously unlisted five-month stint with the giant wealth-management firm Merrill Lynch about 15 years ago.
Vitamin B3 might have been made in space, delivered to Earth by meteorites
Ancient Earth might have had an extraterrestrial supply of vitamin B3 delivered by carbon-rich meteorites, according to a new analysis by NASA-funded researchers.
Summit County Voice
Greenland's ice sheet, past, present and future
At least some parts of the Greenland ice sheet likely survived some of the warmest interludes in the Earth's geologic climate history, researchers said last week as they announced findings of a study that discovered an ancient tundra landscape preserved under the Greenland Ice Sheet, below two miles of ice.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
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.
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.