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Local physics teacher honored with 'Oscar' of education

Ateacher at Thurgood Marshall Academy in Southeast Washington has received the so-called Oscar of teaching, the Milken Educator Award.

Thursday - 10/24/2013, 03:18pm EDT

Tags: teaching, Thurgood Marshall Academy, Kena Allison, Milken Educator Awards, Andrew Mollenbeck

U.Md. has ties to Nobel physics winners

The University of Maryland Physics Department has a link to a Nobel Prize for physics.

Tuesday - 10/08/2013, 05:37pm EDT

Tags: Nobel Prize, Higgs boson, University of Maryland, Paula Wolfson


Mosh pits help scientists study human behavior

Two researchers are studying mosh pits at heavy metal and hard rock shows to better understand how humans behave in emergencies and disasters.

Thursday - 02/21/2013, 03:38pm EST

Tags: heavy metal music, mosh pits, dancing, Cornell University