Frontier Award
Mathematician receives President's Frontier Award
Published Jan 16, 2020
The $250,000 award, presented Thursday to Emily Riehl, supports Hopkins figures who are breaking new ground and poised to become leaders in their field
Parker Solar Probe
Behind howls of solar wind, quiet chirps reveal its origins
Published Jan 15, 2020
Small chirps, squeaks, and rustles recorded by the Parker Solar Probe hint at the origin of mysterious solar wind
Science history
A great Hall of science
Published Jan 7, 2020
In the earliest days of the university's founding, Edwin Hall made a discovery at Johns Hopkins that would change the study of electromagnetism forever
New image reveals cosmic 'candy cane'
Published Dec 18, 2019
Johns Hopkins scientist stitches together wavelength data to create composite image of the center of the Milky Way galaxy
Materials science
Students use new technology to identify a piece of JHU history
Published Dec 16, 2019
Students identify metal artifact in Homewood Museum collection as century-old part of building's roof
No two alike
Published Winter 2019
For decades, Wilson Alwyn Bentley took detailed photographs of snow crystals, effectively pioneering photomicrography. Today, his iconic images are a ubiquitous aspect of winter—thanks in part to a Johns Hopkins–trained physicist. / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Plays well with humans
Published Winter 2019
In the not-too-distant future, robots might assist us at home, school, hospitals, and workplaces. Roboticists and ethicists want to ensure they do so effectively, and help rather than hurt—even if it's just our feelings. / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Extreme puzzle draws inspiration from copper grains
Published Winter 2019
Extreme puzzle draws inspiration from copper grains / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Engineer discovers mighty power in small solar energy invention
Published Winter 2019
Hopkins engineer invents cost-effective, scalable microconcentrators that absorb more light and increase the power output of solar cells by up to 20 times / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Tiny disease trackers could allow doctors to diagnose and treat diseases more effectively
Published Winter 2019
Extracellular vesicles, clumps of cellular material that break away from cells, contain valuable biological information that could help researchers diagnose disease and target treatments / Johns Hopkins Magazine