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Nothing but blue skies

Blue haze, red ice on Pluto

October 9, 2015
The first color images of Pluto's atmospheric hazes, returned by NASA's New Horizons spacecraft last week, reveal that the hazes are blue. "Who would have expected a blue sky in the Kuiper Belt? It's gorgeous," said Alan Stern, principal investigator of the New Horizons team at the Southwest Research Institute in Boulder, Colorado. The haze particles themselves are likely gray or red, but the way they scatter blue light has gotten the attention of the New Horizons science team.
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Stem cell research

Mysterious ways

October 8, 2015
Study sheds light on how stem cells are affected by their surroundings
MSE Symposium

D. Watkins on activism, race

October 8, 2015
Baltimore-born author, JHU alum visits campus as part of MSE Symposium

Sick and tired?

October 8, 2015
Preventable food, sleep deprivation all too common in hospitals, Hopkins experts say / Hopkins Medicine