Archived articles


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
Crash ending
Messenger goes out with a bang
Published May 1, 2015
Mission ends as spacecraft launched in 2004 crashes into Mercury's surface
Crash course
Last days of Messenger
Published March 19, 2015
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 Feb 5, 2015 Video
Images are first received during the spacecraft's approach to Pluto system, which will culminate with July flyby
Astrophysicist shares honor
Published Jan 16, 2015
Marc Kamionkowski receives Dannie Heineman Prize for his scientific contributions to our understanding of the universe
Milky Way rays
Space molecule mystery
Published Jan 8, 2015
Analysis of light of hundreds of thousands of space objects yields clues about century-old celestial puzzle