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outer space

NASA / APL
Behind the scenes with the Parker Solar Probe
Published July 16, 2018
Videographer Lee Hobson and photographer Ed Whitman spend their days documenting mankind's mission to "touch" the sun
Cosmology
Measurements of the universe provide evidence of the unknown
Published July 16, 2018
Astronomers calculate most accurate measurement to date of universe's expansion rate, providing further evidence of a physics mystery
Planetary science
Super-Earth science
Published July 16, 2018
First-of-their-kind simulations offer insight into what previously had been limited to theoretical calculations
Planetary science
Atmospheric mixology
Published July 16, 2018
Planetary scientist Sarah Hörst creates the first lab-grown simulations of the atmospheric chemistries of distant exoplanets
Space exploration
What makes a planet a planet?
Published July 16, 2018
Astrophysicist proposes an upper size limit on what should be considered planets
'Walter just knows stuff'
Published Winter 2017
Oscar-winning film editor and sound designer Walter Murch likes to dive into obscure subjects—including some discounted 18th-century astrophysics that, he thinks, deserves another look / Johns Hopkins Magazine
E.T., stone home
Science rocks
Published July 16, 2018
JHU researcher enlists citizen scientists to track down rocks harboring earthly 'extraterrestrials'
The search for water on Mars
Published July 16, 2018
Lecture explores lingering questions relating to the presence of liquid water on the Red Planet
Cassini plummets into Saturn's atmosphere
Published July 16, 2018 Video
Spacecraft, with instrument designed and built in part at Applied Physics Lab, revolutionized our understanding of ringed planet
Space exploration
Space@Hopkins awards seed grants
Published July 16, 2018
Group that supports civilian space research from across JHU funds four interdisciplinary research projects