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UMBC Scientists Spot the Greatest of Great Balls of Fire

A research effort led by the University of Maryland, Baltimore County has found a comet-like ball of gas over a billion times the mass of the sun hurling through a distant galaxy cluster over 500...

Posted: June 12, 2006, 12:00 PM

Provine Essay Selected Among Best American Science Writing

“Yawning,” an essay for the Nov./Dec. 2005 issue of American Scientist magazine written by Robert Provine, professor of psychology and an internationally renowned expert on the science of laughter...

Posted: April 28, 2006, 12:00 PM