In an effort to soften the vast expanses of concrete in Bloomberg we wish to hold a contest. We invite submissions of visually striking art works derived either from course work or research relevant to the main branches of study within the department: Particle Physics, Condensed Matter/Plasma Physics, and Astronomy.
Department News Archive
January 27, 2017
Tobias Marriage Receives CAREER Award From the National Science Foundation By Krieger School of Arts & Sciences
Assistant Professor Tobias Marriage has received a CAREER Award from the National Science Foundation. The award supports research by graduate and undergraduate students analyzing data from the JHU-led Cosmology Large Angular Scale Surveyor to understand how the universe began.
December 29, 2016
Chuck Bennett Appears on National Public Radio’s Morning Edition All Week By Krieger School of Arts & Sciences
Bloomberg Distinguished Professor Chuck Bennett has appeared on NPR’s Morning Edition everyday this week for a daily cosmology series – listen to each segment by clicking above.
December 14, 2016
Peter Armitage and Team Discover Clue to Key Mystery of Modern Physics By Krieger School of Arts & Sciences
In an paper published in Science, Associate Professor Peter Armitage and a team of six scientists from JHU and Rutgers University experiment with material that straddles world of classical physics and a hidden quantum realm. Click above to learn more.
December 8, 2016
Stephan McCandliss and Team Awarded Astrophysics Research Analysis Grant from NASA for FORTIS Sounding Rocket Experiment By Krieger School of Arts & Sciences
NASA has awarded Physics and Astronomy Research Professor Stephan McCandliss, and his Co-Investigators at Goddard Space Flight Center lead by S. Harvey Moseley, a 5-year, $4.4M Astrophysics Research Analysis (APRA) grant to develop the next generation of a sounding rocket borne experiment called the Far-UV Off Rowland-circle Telescope for Imaging and Spectroscopy (FORTIS).
December 5, 2016
Rosemary F.G. Wyse Named Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science By Krieger School of Arts & Sciences
Prof. Rosemary F.G. Wyse has been elected AAAS Fellow by her peers at the Council of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Each year AAAS elects members whose “efforts on behalf of the advancement of science or its applications are scientifically or socially distinguished.”
December 2, 2016
Freshman Seminar Students Host Astronomy Outreach Fair By Krieger School of Arts & Sciences
Students from the astronomy freshman seminar “The Unsolved Mysteries of the Cosmos” hosted their Astronomy Outreach Fair this week for nearly 100 guests. The students, for their final project, were tasked to develop an original, engaging outreach activity related to some aspect of astronomy discussed in the course.
November 28, 2016
Observational Astronomy Students Operate 3.5-meter Telescope at Apache Point Observatory By Krieger School of Arts & Sciences
Students from Associate Professor Brice Ménard’s Observational Astronomy course gained valuable hands-on experience at the Apache Point Observatory in New Mexico over the course of two 12-hour observation nights. Click above for more information.
October 6, 2016
Inaugural Space@Hopkins Symposium Scheduled for November 2nd at 2pm in Schafler Auditorium, RSVP to Secure a Seat By Krieger School of Arts & Sciences
This exciting event will highlight the past, present and future of Space Science at Johns Hopkins and it’s affiliated institutions. Click here to learn more about the symposium and to RSVP.
September 21, 2016
“Niels Bohr: Life Behind the Physics” Presented by Vilhelm Bohr, Thurs. 9/22 at 3:30, Schafler Auditorium By Krieger School of Arts & Sciences
In a joint colloquium with the Department of History of Science and Technology, Niels Bohr’s grandson, Vilhelm Bohr, will present “Niels Bohr: Life Behind the Physics” on Thursday, September 22nd at 3:30 in Schafler Auditorium, Bloomberg Center room 272.