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Johns Hopkins Develops Underwater Flying Drone

0 Written by: | Thursday, Mar 31, 2016 9:58am

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If you’re planning some sort of complicated jewel heist involving boats, I have some good news for you. Read More →

Health and Fitness

Watch Hopkins’s Amazing Thought-Controlled Arm in Action

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Mar 02, 2016 10:24am

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When it comes to making highly advanced prosthetic limbs, Johns Hopkins is leading the pack.  Read More →

Health and Fitness, Lifeline, Schools

Johns Hopkins APL Among World’s Most Innovative Companies

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Feb 24, 2016 9:13am

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From Netflix to Tesla, innovative companies are changing the ways we live our daily lives. And each year, Fast Company picks the places that are making the biggest differences in sectors ranging from biotech to entertainment. Read More →

Featured, Lifeline

Pluto’s Heart Is Mysterious, Vast and Icy, Just Like Yours

0 Written by: | Monday, Jul 20, 2015 9:38am

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Last week’s images from the Johns Hopkins APL-controlled New Horizons spacecraft revealed a romantic, heart-shaped formation on Pluto. Awww! Read More →

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Pluto Flyby Sends Back Amazing, Historic Pictures

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Jul 15, 2015 9:25am

Image of Pluto via JHU APL/NASA/Southwest Research Institute

Image of Pluto via JHU APL/NASA/Southwest Research Institute

If planets had feelings (and who’s to say they don’t?), I imagine Pluto would be pretty pleased with all the attention it’s getting these days. The last time anyone cared this much about Pluto was back when it got demoted from planet to dwarf planet; this week, though, Pluto is making headlines for a much more exciting reason. Read More →

Lifeline

Pluto Is a Romantic, Johns Hopkins APL Images Show

0 Written by: | Friday, Jul 10, 2015 9:05am

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Image via JHU APL/NASA/Southwest Research Center

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. Read More →

Lifeline

Are You Planning Your Pluto Party Yet? Space Probe Nears Distant Planet

0 Written by: | Thursday, Jul 09, 2015 11:10am

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Nearly a decade ago, the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab waved goodbye to the New Horizons spacecraft as it set out on a journey far away. Very far away. More than a billion miles away, in fact. And next week, New Horizons will finally reach its most distant point: Pluto.

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Health and Fitness

Johns Hopkins Is Developing Prosthetic Eyes

0 Written by: | Thursday, Feb 26, 2015 9:47am

Photo via Second Sight

Photo via Second Sight

Johns Hopkins’s Applied Physics Lab is at the cutting edge when it comes to developing prosthetic limbs for amputees. But the innovation doesn’t stop there: APL scientists are also working at building a prosthetic retina. Read More →

Lifeline

Johns Hopkins APL Has New Pictures of Pluto

0 Written by: | Friday, Feb 06, 2015 9:50am

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Poor Pluto. Once considered the solar system’s ninth planet, it recently got demoted to “large object” status. Read More →

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Help Name These Space Craters

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Dec 23, 2014 10:10am

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According to the International Astronomical Union, all new planetary craters must be named after famous artists. Mars has an Asimov crater and a Tolstoy crater; Mercury has a Dickens crater. Now that a mission to Mercury (helmed by the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab) has mapped five more craters, they need names. Read More →

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