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Sun science
Can the Parker Solar Probe take the heat?
Published Aug 6, 2018
Researchers at the Applied Physics Lab develop a shield strong enough to protect the spacecraft's sensitive instruments from the heat of the sun
Microbiology
Microbes go dark to stay warm in cooler climates
Published Aug 2, 2018
Microbes and fungi that darken when in colder climates have better survival and may be an important variable in modeling climate change, researchers find
Countdown begins
Cleared for launch
Published Aug 1, 2018
The Parker Solar Probe is making its way to the launchpad where it will lift off and begin its historic journey to the sun
Machine Learning
AI for eyes
Published July 31, 2018
Hopkins researchers chart a course for using artificial intelligence to diagnose degenerative eye conditions
Planetary science
Where does Martian dust come from?
Published July 31, 2018
New study suggests much of the dust on the surface of Mars comes from a single geological formation
Planetary science
Exoplanet expert named BDP
Published July 30, 2018
David Sing, who heads the largest Hubble research program on exoplanets, will hold appointments in two departments within the Krieger School
Psych-aww-logy
Dogged determination to help
Published July 24, 2018
Study finds that not only will some dogs comfort their owner, but they'll also overcome obstacles to do it
Solar power
Here comes the sun (and electricity)
Published July 23, 2018
JHU project aims to save millions of dollars, reduce pollution and outages by improving weather forecasts and solar power predictions
Research funding
Major dough for researcher making computers out of yeast
Published July 17, 2018
Biomolecular engineer Rebecca Schulman receives $1.5 million grant to build computer out of biological materials
NASA / APL
Behind the scenes with the Parker Solar Probe
Published July 16, 2018
Videographer Lee Hobson and photographer Ed Whitman spend their days documenting mankind's mission to "touch" the sun