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Study looks at how astronaut's body changed in space
Published April 11, 2019
JHU's Andrew Feinberg finds that after year-long NASA mission to the International Space Station, astronaut Scott Kelly had no lingering, major epigenetic differences from his earthbound twin, Mark
Space exploration
Van Allen probes prepare for final descent
Published March 27, 2019
The probes have gathered data in the hazardous radiation belts that surround Earth since 2012
Curiosity Rover
Scientists teach an old rover new tricks
Published Jan 31, 2019
Scientists use the rover to collect the first surface gravity measurements on a planet other than Earth
New Horizons
Image reveals fresh Ultima Thule details
Published Jan 25, 2019
Light and dark patterns seen on both lobes of distant Kuiper Belt object in recent New Horizons transmission
Deep space
Ultima Thule, now in 3D
Published Jan 4, 2019
Before passing behind the sun, 'New Horizons' spacecraft relays scientific data daily
'New Horizons'
Mission reveals entirely new kind of world
Published Jan 2, 2019
New, detailed images of Ultima Thule shed light on the processes that built the planets billions of years ago
'Hubble Tension'
Cosmic crisis quelled?
Published Nov 28, 2018
Hopkins theorists suggest that an exotic form of dark energy is responsible for a discrepancy in the rate at which the universe expands
Into the unknown
Parker Solar Probe readies for close encounter
Published Nov 5, 2018 Video
Tonight, the probe will reach its first perihelion, when it will pass within 15 million miles of the sun's surface
Asteroids
Throwing DARTs at approaching asteroids
Published Sept 6, 2018
APL-led mission will test a technique for deflecting asteroids on a collision course with earth
Taking the sun's measure
Published Fall 2018
The Parker Solar Probe is on its way to graze the sun, and the data it gathers may help answer some perplexing questions. / Johns Hopkins Magazine