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Black hole seen devouring star

November 26, 2015
JHU scientist leads international team in observing black hole swallowing star, ejecting flare moving at nearly the speed of light

JHU cosmologist honored

October 1, 2015
Alex Szalay receives IEEE Computer Society Sidney Fernbach Award
CLASS trip

Moving toward 'first light'

September 30, 2015
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High-powered JHU telescope, designed to explore early universe, prepares to relocate to Chile

Bennett wins physics honor

May 13, 2015
Tomassoni Chisesi Prize recognizes leadership in two experiments that reshaped our view of the universe
Star bright

Split supernova images

March 11, 2015
Research team lead by JHU astronomer uses Hubble to view light from distant exploding star

Astrophysicist shares honor

January 16, 2015
Marc Kamionkowski receives Dannie Heineman Prize for his scientific contributions to our understanding of the universe
Milky Way rays

Space molecule mystery

January 8, 2015
Analysis of light of hundreds of thousands of space objects yields clues about century-old celestial puzzle
Breakthrough Prize

Astrophysicist Adam Riess shares $3M physics award

November 10, 2014
Nobel laureate among recipients of world's most lucrative academic prize for discovering the acceleration of the expansion of the universe

Black holes block new stars

October 22, 2014
Heat from fast-moving particles prevents cooling that creates new stars, study suggests
Universal knowledge

Award for astrophysicist

October 15, 2014
Brice Ménard recognized by Packard Fellowship program as one of nation's most innovative young scientists

Leaky, star-forming galaxies help Johns Hopkins researchers better understand how universe evolved

October 10, 2014
Researchers measured radiation leaks in an effort to better understand how the universe evolved
Light reading

Stardust mystery solved?

August 14, 2014
New Milky Way maps could give astronomers insight into interstellar material that causes dark bands in starlight
Star bucks

Theoretical physicist honored

July 25, 2014
Marc Kamionkowski will receive up to $1M from the Simons Foundation to support his work
CLASS project

Looking back in time

May 27, 2014
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Johns Hopkins astrophysics team builds telescope to study origins of the universe
Big Bang breakthrough

'Cosmology's missing link' discovered

March 18, 2014
JHU cosmologist Marc Kamionkowski shares in excitement over Big Bang breakthrough