Department News Archive

Chuck Bennett Awarded Isaac Newton Medal & Prize from the Institute of Physics

Chuck Bennett

Bloomberg Distinguished Professor Chuck Bennett is the recipient of the 2017 Isaac Newton Medal and Prize, announced today by the Institute of Physics in London in recognition of research that has had a “transformative effect in cosmology.” The IOP cited Bennett’s leadership of NASA’s Wilkinson Microwave Anisotropy Probe space mission.

Physics Major Austin Granmoe Receives Department of Defense SMART Scholarship

Austin Granmoe, who has just completed his sophomore year, is the recipient of the Science, Mathematics And Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship established by the Department of Defense (DoD). In exchange for full tuition, a stipend, health insurance, and summer internships, Granmoe has pledged to work for the DoD after graduation.

Space@Hopkins Welcomes Astronaut Dr. Kate Rubins 4/24, 4PM

Kate Rubins

Space@Hopkins will be hosting Astronaut Dr. Kate Rubins on Monday, April 24 in Schafler Auditorium. The event will consist of a talk at 4pm and a reception following during which you can meet Astronaut Rubins. Please RSVP by filling out the following google form or emailing

Graduate Student Julián Munoz Awarded a Dan David Prize Scholarship

Each year, Dan David Prize laureates donate 10 percent of their prize money to doctoral scholarships for outstanding Ph.D. students and postdoctoral scholarships for outstanding researchers in their own field from around the world. Our own graduate student, Julián Munoz, has been awarded a Dan David Prize Scholarship for his research conducted under the guidance […]