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Under the tutelage of physics teacher Ralph von Philp, Boonsboro High School was one of the most competitive high schools at the Central Maryland Physics competition Feb. 23 at Liberty High School in Carroll County, Md. The competition centered around a...
firstname.lastname@example.orgThe One Maryland Broadband Network (OMBN), a planned 1,294-mile high-speed fiber optic network that will link more than 1,000 government facilities and community “anchor institutions” across the state, is now in the works in Washington County....
email@example.comJustin Hartings said his experience in the biotechnology industry can help Washington County Public Schools provide the education students need to take of advantage of new opportunities in the industry. As a parent of three children in the school system,...
firstname.lastname@example.orgA former Hagerstown man in prison for his role in the 2004 fatal shooting of a Pennsylvania man was in Washington County Circuit Court on Monday seeking to have his conviction overturned because the ballistics expert in the case falsified his credentials....
Associated Press Science WritersSpace used to be a man’s world. Then came Sally Ride, who blazed a cosmic trail for U.S. women into orbit. With a pitch-perfect name out of a pop song refrain, she joined the select club of American space heroes the public knew by heart: Shepard,...
Students and teachers from across Maryland gave up a Saturday for their love of physics at the annual Physics Olympics at the University of Maryland in College Park. On April 21, three teams from Washington County Public Schools competed in the event,...
It would be interesting to know how many citizens of Maryland are aware of an experiment made in 1975-76, over a five-month period, to verify (or falsify) a prediction made by Albert Einstein about his theory of gravity. This experiment was directed by...
Socrates has written: “The unexamined life is not worth living.” It can be said with assurance that the great physicist, Albert Einstein, has been thoroughly examined — inwardly by his introspective efforts and at a distance by his...
Dr. William M. Curtis of Lancaster, Pa., went home to his Lord and Savior on Thursday, Nov. 10, 2011, at Lancaster General Hospital. He was born in Buffalo, N.Y., to Beatrice and William Curtis Jr. He grew up in Pennsylvania and Massachusetts. He...
Modern educators emphasize the concept of continuing education, which encourages all citizens to keep an active mind throughout life. This is a worthy goal as the inevitable decline takes its toll. This awareness has motivated extensive reading in several...
Don’t believe those who cloak themselves in science To the editor: Once more on the pages of The Herald-Mail, we find “sophisticated” individuals who want to cloak themselves in the robes of science. I would like to remind everyone...
The head of the University of Illinois at Chicago's microphysics laboratory and founder of a Bolingbrook tech company was recently named one of the White House's 11 national "Champions of Change," a distinction that honors immigrant innovators in America....
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