Department News

Remembering Gabor Domokos

Remembering Gabor Domokos
Gabor Domokos, Professor Emeritus of the Physics and Astronomy Department passed away recently, shortly after his 89th birthday. He had been a member of the Johns Hopkins community since 1968. His work in particle physics spanned a number of areas, including possible algebraic properties of quarks, neutrino physics, and extracting information about BSM physics from high […]

Brian Welch Leads Hubble Discovery of Most Distant Star Ever Seen

Brian Welch Leads Hubble Discovery of Most Distant Star Ever Seen
Graduate student Brian Welch is the lead author of a Nature publication that employed the Hubble Space Telescope to detect the light of a star that existed within the first billion years after the universe’s birth—the farthest individual star ever seen to date.

Arshia Jacob Receives Otto Hahn Medal from Max Planck Society

Arshia Jacob Receives Otto Hahn Medal from Max Planck Society
Arisha Jacob, a postdoctoral fellow working with David Neufeld, has received an Otto Hahn Medal, awarded annually to outstanding young researchers by the Max Planck Society for the Advancement of Science. With typically only ten awardees in the Chemistry-Physics-Technology section, this is a very competitive and sought-after accomplishment.