Department News Archive

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 […]

Tobias Marriage Receives CAREER Award From the National Science Foundation

Toby Marriage

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.

Stephan McCandliss and Team Awarded Astrophysics Research Analysis Grant from NASA for FORTIS Sounding Rocket Experiment

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).

Freshman Seminar Students Host Astronomy Outreach Fair

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.