Department News Archive

Celebrating 60 Years of JHU Ultraviolet Astronomy

UV astronomy party goers
The department hosted a “Historical Celebration of 60 years of UV Astronomy” yesterday evening. Old friends and new gathered to appreciate JHU’s mark on ultraviolet astronomy over the last six decades.

14th Annual Physics Fair Appears in Baltimore Sun

The department’s 14th Annual Physics Fair was a tremendous success with a huge turnout. The Baltimore Sun covered the excitement, learning, and fun had on April, 29th.

Space@Hopkins Welcomes Astronaut Dr. Kate Rubins 4/24, 4PM

Kate Rubins
Space@Hopkins will be hosting Astronaut Dr. Kate Rubins on Monday, April 24 in Schafler Auditorium. The event will consist of a talk at 4pm and a reception following during which you can meet Astronaut Rubins. Please RSVP by filling out the following google form or emailing

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.”