Three pounds of sugar refined here in Baltimore are now up floating in space as part of an experiment involving gravity and sugar crystal growth.
As we inch closer to the much-awaited solar eclipse on Monday, Aug. 21, you might want to start considering where you’ll take it all in.
The feds have approved a plan crafted by Johns Hopkins astrophysicists to send a tiny spaceship crashing into an asteroid in 2022.
A group of space scientists that included experts at Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab led the mission that brought humans great views of Pluto. More than a year after the pictures from the New Horizons satellite were beamed back, the scientists appear to have taken what they saw to heart.
Johns Hopkins astrophysicists have spent the past several years working to install one of the most powerful telescopes in the world in a remote mountain location in Chile. Now, all that effort has begun to pay off.
Last week’s images from the Johns Hopkins APL-controlled New Horizons spacecraft revealed a romantic, heart-shaped formation on Pluto. Awww!
We won’t get the real download of images from New Horizons‘s Pluto flyby for a little while now, but some of the preliminary pictures sent back by the Johns Hopkins-controlled spacecraft are already revealing some surprises.