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astronomy

Astronomy
Elusive star has origins close to Big Bang
Published Nov 5, 2018
The newly discovered star's composition indicates that, in a cosmic family tree, it could be as little as one generation removed from the Big Bang
Cosmology
Measurements of the universe provide evidence of the unknown
Published July 12, 2018
Astronomers calculate most accurate measurement to date of universe's expansion rate, providing further evidence of a physics mystery
How to watch the eclipse
Published Aug 21, 2017 Video
Eisenhower Library will host an eclipse viewing party on the Beach from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
A different lens
Published Summer 2017
Popscope's Audrey Buckland wants to bring Baltimore together with pop-up telescope nights / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Space oddities
Published Winter 2016
Data from New Horizons reveals Pluto and Charon are anything but dead balls of rock / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Planetary science
How the moon was made
Published Sept 26, 2016
Stratified layer in Earth's mantle points to 'giant impact' of infant planet, research suggests
Hot out there
Why fewer stars are born
Published March 23, 2016
Evidence suggests radiation, winds from quasars significantly slowed star formation
Wave Hunters
Wave hunters
Published Spring 2016
Johns Hopkins astrophysicists seek to find out what happened after the Big Bang / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Q+A
Does Planet Nine exist?
Published Jan 21, 2016
JHU planetary scientist Hal Weaver discusses new evidence suggesting a giant Planet Nine lurks beyond Pluto
Star bright
Split supernova images
Published March 11, 2015
Research team lead by JHU astronomer uses Hubble to view light from distant exploding star