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Sam Grunblatt Leads Research of Exoplanet Able Retain Atmosphere in Close Proximity to a Red Giant

Sam Grunblatt Leads Research of Exoplanet Able Retain Atmosphere in Close Proximity to a Red Giant

Assistant research scientist Sam Grunblatt has published new research in The Astronomical Journal on a rare exoplanet that should have been stripped down to bare rock by its nearby host star’s intense radiation, but somehow grew a puffy atmosphere instead.

Euclid Space Telescope Releases New Images and First Science Results

Euclid Space Telescope Releases New Images and First Science Results

The European Space Agencey’s Euclid Space Telescope has unveiled its early release observations and the mission’s first scientific data. Bloomberg Distinguished Professor Chuck Bennett, Professor Brice Ménard, and Associate Research Scientist Graeme Addison are part of Euclid’s science team and have access to the telescope’s early results.

David Sing Leads JWST Research that Offers First Glimpse of an Exoplanet’s Interior

David Sing Leads JWST Research that Offers First Glimpse of an Exoplanet’s Interior

Bloomberg Distinguished Professor David Sing is the lead author of a publication in Nature this week that employs the James Webb Space Telescope to make the first measurements of an exoplanet’s core mass.

Alex Sushkov’s Magnetic Resonance Research Featured in Quanta Magazine

Alex Sushkov’s Magnetic Resonance Research Featured in Quanta Magazine

Alex Sushkov, who begins his appointment at JHU in 2025, is the focus of a new Quanta Magazine article titled “He Seeks Mystery Magnetic Fields With His Quantum Compass”

Louise Breuval Receives 2024 Research Fellowship in Space Science from European Space Agency

Louise Breuval Receives 2024 Research Fellowship in Space Science from European Space Agency

Postdoctoral Researcher Louise Breuval has been selected by the European Space Agency to become one of twelve 2024 Research Fellow in Space Science. Early career postdoctoral scientists are offered the unique opportunity to carry out advanced research related to the space science areas covered by ESA Science missions for a period of up to three years.

Floor Broekgaarden and Kevin Schlaufman Selected as Fellows to Realize the Full Potential of LSST

Floor Broekgaarden and Kevin Schlaufman Selected as Fellows to Realize the Full Potential of LSST

Assistant Research Professor Floor Broekgaarden and Assistant Professor Kevin Schlaufman been selected as two of the 50 Fellows for the first meeting of a Scialog initiative to advance the foundational science needed to realize the full potential of the Vera C. Rubin Observatory’s upcoming Legacy Survey of Space and Time (LSST).

Alexis Li Receives Provost’s Undergraduate Research Award

Physics major Alexis Li has received the Provost’s Undergraduate Research Award (PURA) from the Hopkins Office for Undergraduate Research in recognition of her outstanding undergraduate research titled “A JWST Mid-Infrared View on the Debris Disk around Eta Corvi: A New Insight on Time Variability.”

Yu Fei Liu to Perform Dance Capstone that Focuses on Frustrated Magnetism, Saturday, 4/27, 7:30 PM

Yu Fei Liu to Perform Dance Capstone that Focuses on Frustrated Magnetism, Saturday,  4/27, 7:30 PM

Physics major, Yu Fei Liu, who is also earning a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance at The Peabody Institute, will be directing a presentation on ideas of frustrated magnetism presented by ballet performance this Saturday, April 27th at 7:30 PM. The performance, which also includes original musical compositions, will be live-streamed on Peabody’s website.

Michael Falk Receives the American Physical Society’s 2024 Five Sigma Physicist Award

Michael Falk Receives the American Physical Society’s 2024 Five Sigma Physicist Award

Professor and Vice Dean for Undergraduate Education within the Whiting School of Engineering, Michael Falk, has received the Five Sigma Physicist Award from APS. The award recognizes APS members who perform outstanding volunteer advocacy work to help advance APS’s science policy priorities. Recipients demonstrate impactful advocacy actions with APS Government Affairs throughout the year.

Mitchell Karmen and Stephen Schmidt Receive NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

Mitchell Karmen and Stephen Schmidt Receive NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

Graduate students Mitchell Karmen and Stephen Schmidt have been awarded Graduate Research Fellowships from the National Science Foundation. The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students who have demonstrated the potential to be high achieving scientists early in their careers.