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  • Clouds are gone; go look for Mercury

     
    Okay Space Cadets ... here's your assignment for tonight. Our long nightmare of endless overcast is over, and the planet Mercury is making one of its best appearances of the year. I want you all out there after sunset tonight...
  • It's official: Polar bears endangered

     
    Polar bear mother and her two cubs in Wapusk National Park on Hudson Bay near Churchill, Manitoba, Nov. 6, 2007. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press,Jonathan Hayward) by Frank James It's official. Polar bears are a federally designated endangered species....

    Skies improving for space station flybys

     
    Marylanders should have a decent and improving chance to see the International Space Station Thursday and Saturday evenings as skies begin to clear up in the wake of the latest round of May rain showers. Grab the kids, the neighbors,...

    Mars weather: Sunny and minus-22 degrees F.

     
    The weather station aboard the NASA Mars Phoenix lander is up and running. Here's the NASA report on today's conditions:'The weather at the Phoenix landing site on the second day following landing was sunny with moderate dust, with a high...

    Showery week ahead, nice weekend

     
    Couldn't order a prettier day than this one. That's a sparkling clear view from orbit. High pressure is moving across the region, bringing mild, dry air out of the north. Humidities here at The Sun have fallen from 65 percent...