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Space@Hopkins 2021 Seed Grant Recipients Announced

Space@Hopkins 2021 Seed Grant Recipients Announced
Space@Hopkins, directed by Bloomberg Distinguished Professor Chuck Bennett, connects the array of Johns Hopkins University divisions, departments, and collaborative institutions in their common pursuit of civilian space research. The 2021 Space@Hopkins seed grant recipients were announced today in JHU’s Hub. Read more about the five research teams selected.

Research by Ron Allen, Michael Busch, and Philip Engelke Highlighted in Newsweek

Research by Ron Allen, Michael Busch, and Philip Engelke Highlighted in Newsweek
Recently published research by the late Professor Ronald J. Allen and PhD students Michael Busch and Philip Engelke was the focus of a Tech & Science article in Newsweek titled “Scientists Accidentally Discover Huge Galactic Structure in Space.” The research uncovered the existence of a thick disk of previously undetected molecular gas in the outer regions of our own Milky Way Galaxy. […]

Danielle Speller Receives the 2021 Stuart Jay Freedman Award in Experimental Nuclear Physics from APS

Danielle Speller Receives the 2021 Stuart Jay Freedman Award in Experimental Nuclear Physics from APS
The American Physical Society has awarded Assistant Professor Danielle Speller the 2021 Stuart Jay Freedman Award in Experimental Nuclear Physics, which recognizes an outstanding early career experimentalist in nuclear physics. Speller’s citation reads,“For excellence in experimental research into the fundamental nature of matter and mass based on low-energy cryogenic detection techniques, in particular neutrinoless double […]