Department News

Jacob Hamer Presents Research on Hot Jupiter Exoplanet Formation at AAS

Jacob Hamer Presents Research on Hot Jupiter Exoplanet Formation at AAS
PhD candidate Jacob Hamer presented the findings from his Astronomical Journal publication on hot Jupiter exoplanet formation at this year’s American Astronomical Society conference. Hamer was the lead author of a paper that outlined a way to determine the relative age of hot Jupiters using new measurements from the Gaia spacecraft, which is tracking more […]

Sumit Dahal Selected by Forbes for “30 Under 30” in Healthcare & Science

Sumit Dahal Selected by Forbes for “30 Under 30” in Healthcare & Science
Sumit Dahal, who earned his PhD in the department working with Toby Marriage and Chuck Bennett on the CLASS experiment, has been selected by Forbes as a “30 Under 30” recipient for his work developing highly sensitive sensors for telescopes. Dahal is now a postdoctoral fellow at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center.

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 […]