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Asteroid and moon

Astronomer Helps Take a Closer Look at ‘Dinky’ Asteroid

NASA’s Lucy Mission, Named for Fossilized Human Ancestor, Searches for Origin of Planets

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volcano blowing up in the middle of the ocean

Study Shows Massive Eruption Thinned Earth’s Protective Ozone Layer

UMD, Harvard Researchers: South Pacific Volcano Changed Chemistry, Dynamics of Stratosphere

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White clouds of pollution come out from smokestacks

UMD Scientists ‘Fingerprint’ Methane to Track a Climate Change Culprit

Emissions of the Potent Greenhouse Gas Have Spiked Since 2007—but Why Is Unclear

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Six UMB, UMCP Researchers Named MPower Professors

Professors Each Awarded $150,000 Over Three Years to Support Collaborative Work

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Philip Merrill Presidential Scholars Program Honors Top Students and Their Mentors

Program Provides $1,500 UMD Scholarships in K-12 Teachers’ Names

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A red rake clears a patch of fallen leaves, revealing green grass

4 Do’s and Don’ts of Raking

Leave Some Leaves to Help Yard Ecosystems Thrive, Entomologist Advises Homeowners

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salt crystals on a road

Humans Are Disrupting Natural ‘Salt Cycle’ on Global Scale, New Study Shows

UMD Geologist Leads Research Finding That Influx of Salt in Streams, Rivers Poses ‘Existential Threat’

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people push up a weather tower in a green field

UMD, State Officials Turn on First Tower of Statewide Weather Warning System

Mesonet System to Boost Public Safety, Bolster Agriculture and Broader Economy

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bird eats bug

Study Finds 2021 Cicada Emergence Changed Forest Food Webs

UMD Researchers, Colleagues Uncover Ecosystem Impacts on Birds, Caterpillars and Trees

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Take This Class! Good Greens, Bad Botanicals (and How to Know the Difference)

Biology Course Digs Into History, Science and Secret Powers of Everyday Plants

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Pollinators, Pesticides and Peaches

Professors’ Blog Expands Access to Agricultural and Nature Information for Spanish Speakers

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