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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

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).


Rosemary F.G. Wyse Named AAAS Fellow

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.”


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.


“Niels Bohr: Life Behind the Physics” Presented by Vilhelm Bohr, Sept 22

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.