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Bracing for impact
DART spacecraft prepares for asteroid collision
Published Sept 14, 2022
The proof-of-concept mission managed by APL aims to demonstrate how a spacecraft can be used to deflect an asteroid that poses a threat to Earth, should one ever be discovered
Planetary sciences
Rover the moon
Published June 28, 2022
Johns Hopkins planetary geophysicist Kevin Lewis is co-investigator for a NASA mission that aims to study ice and water on the moon's surface
Astronomy
New clues suggest how hot Jupiters form
Published June 10, 2022
Johns Hopkins astronomers discover new way of determining the relative age of exoplanets and prove there are multiple ways these planets form
Space science
Analysis points to secret source of lunar ice
Published Feb 11, 2022
An analysis of debris blasted away from the moon's surface in 2009 uncovers layers of lunar—and Earth—history
Faculty honors
Astrophysicist Chuck Bennett earns prestigious Rumford Prize
Published Jan 13, 2022
Bennett led the Wilkinson Microwave Anisotropy Probe, which 'transformed our view of the universe'; he will be recognized in a ceremony next month
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
Outer space
New models reveal Saturn's hidden regions
Published May 6, 2021
Researchers simulate conditions necessary for planet's unique magnetic field
Faculty news
Johns Hopkins theoretical physicist shares 2021 Gruber Cosmology Prize
Published May 5, 2021
Marc Kamionkowski honored along with two others for work on cosmic microwave background
Space science
NASA selects Johns Hopkins APL space weather mission for 2024 launch
Published Jan 8, 2021
The Electrojet Zeeman Imaging Explorer will study the auroral electrojet, electrical currents flowing 60-90 miles above the north and south poles
Space@Hopkins
Johns Hopkins astronaut speaks at Space@Hopkins virtual symposium
Published Oct 19, 2020
JHU alum and Baltimore native Reid Wiseman will speak Thursday during a Space@Hopkins virtual symposium that will also feature Applied Physics Lab astrophysicist Jason Kalirai