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Space

Outer space
Stars align for Hubble discovery
Published March 30, 2022
A Johns Hopkins astronomer discovered a new star, which breaks the record for the farthest star ever observed
First-Year Seminar
Contemplating our place in the universe
Published Oct 13, 2021
Luminary faculty members Adam Riess, Andrew Motion engage in wide-ranging discussion ahead of upcoming launch of the James Webb Space Telescope
Q+A
And spaceflight for all
Published Sept 13, 2021
The School of Medicine's Mark Shelhamer discusses SpaceX's upcoming all-civilian Inspiration4 mission and its importance for broadening human access to space
Hopkins retrospective
Moon landing memories
Published July 19, 2019
As the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing approaches, Johns Hopkins faculty members who watched the momentous event live recall on what it meant to them, and to science
Making space travel safer
Published Summer 2019
As NASA prepares to send humans back to the moon and beyond, Mark Shelhamer and fellow Hopkins scientists want to ensure that future space travelers survive and thrive out there / Johns Hopkins Magazine
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@Hopkins
Space initiative blasts off
Published May 13, 2016
Effort launches with goal of bringing researchers together
Hot out there
Why fewer stars are born
Published March 23, 2016
Evidence suggests radiation, winds from quasars significantly slowed star formation
Moon mission
APL instruments to explore Europa
Published May 28, 2015
Jupiter moon's saltwater ocean might harbor conditions that could support life, scientists say
Bennett wins physics honor
Published May 13, 2015
Tomassoni Chisesi Prize recognizes leadership in two experiments that reshaped our view of the universe