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Mission to the Sun
Cool power
Published June 28, 2017
As the APL-built solar probe heads toward its historic encounter with the sun, revolutionary technologies will power and cool the craft
Returns of the JEDI
Scientists marvel at Juno mission images
Published June 28, 2017
Spacecraft's flight to Jupiter, with APL-built instrument on board, is mission of 'pure discovery'
Emerging tech
Virtual reality goggles help kids understand prosthetics
Published June 28, 2017
The children of servicemen and women get a crash course in prosthetics in new APL program at Walter Reed medical center
Technology
Typing with your mind?
Published June 28, 2017
JHU's Applied Physics Lab works with Facebook on technology that could allow users to type using only their thoughts
Reclaimed touch
Published Spring 2017
APL is making the next generation of prosthetic limbs that not only act on thought command, but also send signals back to the brain / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Status update?
Make Pluto a planet again
Published June 28, 2017
Planetary scientist offers a geophysical definition of planets—which would expand the number in our solar system from eight to about 110
APL celebrates 75 years of bold innovation
Published June 28, 2017 Video
Anniversary program highlights lab's history of revolutionary breakthroughs
Planetary scholar
Space scientist named BDP
Published June 28, 2017
Sabine Stanley's research focuses on magnetic fields as a means of studying the interiors of planets, including those light-years away from our solar system
Engineering
APL engineer receives national distinction
Published June 28, 2017
Aerospace engineering expert David Van Wie one of 84 named to National Academy of Engineering
Discovery
Data from distant asteroids
Published June 28, 2017
APL-built instruments for two upcoming NASA missions will provide close-up surface images, composition data of asteroids near Jupiter