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Space initiative blasts off
Published Dec 18, 2017
Effort launches with goal of bringing researchers together
Hot out there
Why fewer stars are born
Published Dec 18, 2017
Evidence suggests radiation, winds from quasars significantly slowed star formation
Moon mission
APL instruments to explore Europa
Published Dec 18, 2017
Jupiter moon's saltwater ocean might harbor conditions that could support life, scientists say
Bennett wins physics honor
Published Dec 18, 2017
Tomassoni Chisesi Prize recognizes leadership in two experiments that reshaped our view of the universe
Crash ending
Messenger goes out with a bang
Published Dec 18, 2017
Mission ends as spacecraft launched in 2004 crashes into Mercury's surface
Crash course
Last days of Messenger
Published Dec 18, 2017
With end to historic mission in sight, spacecraft marks four years in Mercury orbit
Got DIBs?
Published Spring 2015
Hopkins astronomers produced this map of diffuse interstellar bands / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Pretty pixels
New Horizons beams back new Pluto pictures
Published Dec 18, 2017 Video
Images are first received during the spacecraft's approach to Pluto system, which will culminate with July flyby
Astrophysicist shares honor
Published Dec 18, 2017
Marc Kamionkowski receives Dannie Heineman Prize for his scientific contributions to our understanding of the universe
Milky Way rays
Space molecule mystery
Published Dec 18, 2017
Analysis of light of hundreds of thousands of space objects yields clues about century-old celestial puzzle