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>The National Science Foundation's planned headquarters in Alexandria is expected to generate millions of dollars in new tax revenue, bring tens of thousands of visitors to the area annually, and spark the redevelopment of several other surrounding properties. What's the land for the agency's new home worth? The answer: $55 million.
Hoffman Development Inc. didn't have any plans to sell the National Science Foundation's planned Alexandria headquarters, slated for completion in 2017, but the prospect apparently was too appealing to interested buyers to ignore.
Whether the Earth orbits the sun or astrology is scientific are questions many Americans cannot answer correctly.
The National Commission on Teaching and America's Future is hosting a summit aimed at improving education in science, technology and math at a Hanover hotel on Thursday.
Johns Hopkins University says it will lead an international team of researchers studying how to improve wind farm design.
The University of Virginia and three other universities are partnering for research to create self-powered devices to help people monitor their health.
The University of Maryland Eastern Shore has been awarded a $500,000 grant from National Science Foundation to help prepare students for science jobs.
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