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physics

Theoretical physicist brings science to the people with YouTube series
Published Nov 4, 2020 Video
Johns Hopkins' Jared Kaplan partners with Scientific American for a series that aims to make complex science accessible for a general audience
Astrophysics
Johns Hopkins astrophysicists observe long-theorized quantum phenomena
Published July 30, 2020
A team led by students probes the mass-radius relation of white dwarf stars, observing in their data evidence of quantum mechanics and Einstein's theory of general relativity
Cosmology
Take that, flat universers
Published Spring 2020
Cosmologist Joseph Silk's recent analysis of the cosmic microwave background suggests that maybe, just maybe, the universe could be a curved sphere / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Materials discovery
The magic shop
Published Spring 2020
The PARADIM Bulk Crystal Growth Facility seeks to create materials that have never before existed. / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Cosmology
Take that, flat universers
Published Feb 26, 2020
Cosmologist Joseph Silk's recent analysis of the cosmic microwave background suggests that maybe, just maybe, the universe could be a curved sphere
Student life
Student team wins international theoretical physics competition
Published May 30, 2019
International Theoretical Physics Olympiad for Undergraduates encourages participants to learn advanced topics through competition
Hopkins Balloon Project
Rare air
Published May 15, 2019
A team of Johns Hopkins students recently launched cameras and other devices more than 16 miles into the Earth's atmosphere to collect data—and capture stunning pictures
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
In memoriam
Experimental physicist Aihud Pevsner dies at 92
Published June 21, 2018
His discovery of the subatomic particle called the Eta meson helped guide the development of the Standard Model of particle physics
Artifact
In disarray
Published Summer 2018
Art and science / Johns Hopkins Magazine