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Quantum physics
Between two worlds
Published Sept 23, 2017
Scientists experiment with insulator material that straddles the world of classical physics and the hidden quantum realm
Planetary science
How the moon was made
Published Sept 23, 2017
Stratified layer in Earth's mantle points to 'giant impact' of infant planet, research suggests
Brain science
'Physics engine' found
Published Sept 23, 2017 Video
Researchers identify brain region that helps us predict how the world around us will behave
Data on course
Mastering wind dynamics
Published Sept 23, 2017 Video
Computer simulations show wicked wind at play at Augusta National, home of The Masters golf tournament
Wave Hunters
Wave hunters
Published Spring 2016
Johns Hopkins astrophysicists seek to find out what happened after the Big Bang / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Bennett wins physics honor
Published Sept 23, 2017
Tomassoni Chisesi Prize recognizes leadership in two experiments that reshaped our view of the universe
The heart of particle physics
Published Spring 2014 Video
David Kaplan's documentary, 'Particle Fever,' follows physicists searching for the secrets of the universe. / Johns Hopkins Magazine
JHU senior among Gates Cambridge Scholars
Published Sept 23, 2017
Filippone plans to use his award to study efficiency of low-cost solar cells
Sports science
Physics of winter games
Published Sept 23, 2017
JHU Press author Mark Denny discusses the forces that move athletes (and drunken octopi) / JHU Press Blog
Cancer biology
Cancer in 3-D
Published Winter 2013
Denis Wirtz believes that to understand cancer, biologists need to think outside the Petri dish. / Johns Hopkins Magazine