Forecasting Climate Change

As with anything in this world, it depends on whose opinion or observations you trust

Scientists Butt Heads Over Fire & Ice

  Scientists Butt Heads Over Fire & Ice ~ Samantha Lewis   Although many believe that “Ice Age” was just a cute movie series, it now seems that yet another scare has to be put into the American people regarding the Ice Ages we have had, and the fact that the sun will, supposedly, head […]

Local Solar Power Company Gets Large Grant for Research

AccuStrata Inc., a company in the Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute (Mtech) Technology Advancement Program incubator developing a control system that increases the power solar cells generate, has received a $432,000 phase II small business innovation research (SBIR) grant from the National Science Foundation, university officials announce today.

The grant is the sixth the company has won in the past 18 months.

Local Hotel Honored for Excellence and Going Green

The Holiday Inn Gaithersburg was honored at the 2009 Gaithersburg Planning Awards for its completion of specific projects that exhibited excellence in planning and development within the city of Gaithersburg. The Planning Commission considered projects that were completed between the years 2003 and 2009. Categories for the awards include residential, commercial, general and mixed used projects, environmental practices, grassroots initiatives, planning advocacy and master plan implementation.