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 […]
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Date: April 3, 2017
Date: January 27, 2017
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.
Date: December 29, 2016
Bloomberg Distinguished Professor Chuck Bennett has appeared on NPR’s Morning Edition everyday this week for a daily cosmology series – listen to each segment.
Date: December 14, 2016
Category: Condensed Matter
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.
Date: December 8, 2016
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).
Date: December 5, 2016
The American Association for the Advancement of Science has named Rosemary F.G. Wyse has been an 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.”
Date: December 2, 2016
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.
Date: November 28, 2016
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.
Inaugural Space@Hopkins Symposium Scheduled for November 2nd at 2pm in Schafler Auditorium, RSVP to Secure a Seat
Date: October 6, 2016
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.
Date: September 21, 2016
Category: Condensed Matter
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.