September 21 marks the beginning of the Fall 2017 Department-wide Colloquia Series. All colloquia begin at 3:30 PM and take place in Schafler Auditorium (Bloomberg 272). Please make every effort to attend these department-wide colloquia.
The Johns Hopkins University, Henry A. Rowland Department of Physics and Astronomy, is hosting the 2017 Ferdinand G. Brickwedde Lectures in Physics presented by Andrea M. Ghez, Professor of Physics and Astronomy,University of California, Los Angeles. The lecture entitled “The Monster at the Heart of our Galaxy” will be held on Tuesday, September 19th at 4pm in […]
80% of the solar surface will be obstructed by the moon at the apex of the The Great American Eclipse, which will occur at approximately 2:43 PM in Baltimore. Here are some useful links to eclipse viewing events in and around Baltimore, and online. Keep in mind that it is not safe to observe a partial solar eclipse without special equipment and/or eye protection!
Former Ph.D. student from our department, R. Paul Drake is the 2017 recipient of the American Nuclear Society Edward Teller Medal. This medal is given for his seminal work in radiation hydrodynamics, hydrodynamics, and laser-plasma interactions, and for educational contributions, advancing fundamental high-energy-density physics and its applications to astrophysics.