Sci-Tech, Weather

Geomagnetic storm may bring Northern Lights to Maryland this weekend

NOTTINGHAM, MD—A massive solar flare could bring the Northern Lights to Maryland this weekend. NOAA’s Space Weather Prediction Center says a G3 (Strong) Geomagnetic Storm Watch is in effect for October 30 – 31, 2021, following a significant solar flare and Coronal Mass Ejection (CME) from the sun that occurred around 11:35 a.m. EDT on Oct. 28. This means auroras …


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Governor Hogan and U.S. Mint Director David Ryder announce American Innovation $1 Coin honoring Maryland

WASHINGTON, DC—At noon on Monday, December 14, Governor Larry Hogan and the United States Mint Director David Ryder will celebrate the opening of sales for products containing American Innovation $1 Coins honoring the State of Maryland. The coin’s reverse (tails) design pays homage to the Hubble Space Telescope, one of the largest and most versatile space telescopes. The telescope is …


Eastern Tech’s annual Women in STEM night to be virtual, open to all BCPS high school students

ESSEX, MD—Eastern Technical High School’s annual Women in STEM gathering will be going virtual for 2020.  The event will also be open to all Baltimore County Public Schools high school students – female and male – interested in STEM-related careers. During the event, students will connect with science, technology, engineering, and math professionals and have opportunities to ask them questions …