Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory
Enhancing National Security through Science and Technology


APL scientists use environmental data to help predict disease outbreaks.

IT and Analytics Expertise Strengthens Disease Surveillance
New technologies for electronic disease surveillance will help improve both the timeliness of access to disease data and the ability to make analyses.
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Elishiah Miller

Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers Recognizes APL’s Miller as a STAR
Elishiah “Eli” Miller, a software engineer in the National Security Analysis Department, will receive a national STAR Award from the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE).
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Jupiter's moon Europa

Europa’s Shifting Surface
APL’s Louise Prockter and collaborators have found evidence of plate tectonics on Jupiter’s moon Europa — the first sign of this type of surface-shifting geological activity on a world other than Earth.
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Two APL Engineers Receive Women of Color Technology Awards
Dawnielle Farrar-Gaines and Nykia Jackson will receive 2014 Women of Color Technology Awards for their accomplishments in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM)-related fields.
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A Standard Missile-6 launch

Test Demonstrates Standard Missile-6 Effectiveness and Versatility
A recent Navy test showed the ability of the Standard Missile-6 (SM-6) to detect and engage a subsonic, low-altitude target over land.
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