APL in the News Archive


Bon Voyage, Voyager: Old Friends Take Stock (National Public Radio, December 31, 2013)

Comet Nears Sun, Offering Planetary Clues (The New York Times, November 26, 2013)

Hubble Space Telescope spots unprecedented asteroid with six tails (Nature, November 8, 2013)

ABLE earplugs could protect against bomb blasts; APL engineers invented the inexpensive plugs (The Baltimore Sun, September 15, 2013)

Moon Water Discovery Hints at Mystery Source Deep Underground (Space.com, August 27, 2013)

Ulman announces Howard County program to commercialize inventions (The Baltimore Sun, August 22, 2103)

Sand Dune Is About To Bury Fictional Star Wars City -- And Scientists Are Thrilled (The Huffington Post, July 23, 2013)

Drone Swarm: Networks of Small UAVs Offer Big Capabilities (C4ISR, June 12, 2013)

Government and Higher Education Team Up to Tackle Big Data (EdTechMagazine.com, June 20, 2013)

Thought-powered bionic arm ‘like something From space’ (CNN, May 2, 2013)

Budgets Nudge NASA Toward Balloon-Based Planetary Science: First Target? Comet ISON (Forbes.com, April 24, 2013)

Backpack creates instant maps for dangerous missions (FoxNews.com, April 9, 2013)

Bright Minds: Advice for aspiring female scientists (Howard County Magazine, April 2, 2013)

Third ‘Van Allen Radiation Belt’ Makes Appearance around Earth (Scientific American, March 1, 2013)


The First Image of Earth Taken From Space (It’s Not What You Think) (The Atlantic, August 6, 2012)

NASA probe offers new view of Mercury: an alien world right in our back yard (The Washington Post, March 26, 2012)

Saturn’s Largest Moon Seen in Unprecedented Detail (Wired, March 5, 2012)

Can you build a bionic body? The arm (BBC News, March 2, 2012)


Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab seeks ‘gems’ in university labs (Baltimore Business Journal, November 25, 2011)

Comets take pole position as water bearers (Nature, October 5, 2011)

Hot, Odd and Curious: NASA Orbiter Reveals Mercury to Be Surprisingly Complex (Scientific American, October 3, 2011)

Powering prosthetics with thoughts alone (CNN.com, September 1, 2011)

Mercury’s Surprising ‘Personality’ Revealed For the First Time (Foxnews.com, June 17, 2011)


Spacecraft to Fly into the Sun (MSNBC, September 6, 2010)

A Reason for Optimism in Diagnosing, Treating TBI (Stars and Stripes, August 13, 2010)

Mercury’s Youngest Volcano Found (BBC News, July 15, 2010)

Human Trials Next for DARPA’s Mind-Controlled Artificial Arm (Wired, July 15, 2010)

Mercury Flyby Maps New Territory (Wired, July 15, 2010)

Bionics (National Geographic, January 2010)

APL Celebrates 80 Years of

Game-Changing Impact

Read more

80th anniversary