APL in the News Archive

2014

Hopkins scientists find way to extend mission to Mercury (The Baltimore Sun, December 29, 2014)

Watch a shoulder-level amputee control his new robot arms (The Washington Post, December 19, 2014)

Double amputee controls two robotic arms with his mind (Engadget, December 18, 2014)

Dunes on Saturn’s moon Titan need firm winds to move (Astronomy Now, December 8, 2014)

It’s Alive! NASA’s New Horizon Pluto Probe ‘Wakes Up’ for Work (NBC News, December 6, 2014)

New Horizons mission nearing Pluto after nine years in space (The Baltimore Sun, December 1, 2014)

Delaying Death: Mercury Spacecraft Firing Engines to Stay up Until 2015 (Universe Today, November 28, 2014)

Scientists Find Invisible Space Shield Protecting Earth (ABC 2 WMAR Baltimore, November 27, 2014)

Dr. Christina Viviano-Beck: “Be nice to people, and conduct yourself professionally and your science responsibly – it matters”. (Women in Planetary Science, November 24, 2014)

When Hopkins and Voyager 1 Went to Jupiter (The Baltimore Sun, November 14, 2014)

The Prosthetics Industry Gets A Human Touch (NPR, November 11, 2014)

Global Security Threats (C-SPAN, November 10, 2014)

Kendall Commissions Air Dominance, Cyber Task Forces (InsideDefense.com, November 5, 2014)

Parkland Middle School students get first-hand look at space science (The Gazette, November 3, 2014)

Ice Spotted on Mercury—Yes, We Know It Sounds Nuts (Time, October 20, 2014)

The Best Seat in the House for Sunday’s Comet Flyby Is Mars (Scientific American, October 18, 2014)

Mars Orbiters, Rovers Poised for Dramatic Comet Flyby (CBS News, October 9, 2014)

Europa Clipper Opts for Solar Power over Nuclear (Space News, October 8, 2014)

‘Space Bubbles’ May Have Led to Deadly Battle in Afghanistan (Science, September 23, 2014)

Jupiter’s Moon Europa May Have Plate Tectonics Just Like Earth (Space.com, September 8, 2014)

‘Wandering Stones’ of Death Valley Explained (Nature, August 27, 2014)

Hopkins Scientists Plans To Study Mercury Until Messenger Spacecraft Crashes (WJZ-TV, August 21, 2014)

As MESSENGER Nears Crash Landing on Mercury, Scientists Racing to Collect Best Data Yet (Baltimore Sun, August 20, 2014)

At Last! Cassini Spies Methane Clouds on Saturn’s Moon Titan (Los Angeles Times, August 12, 2014)

NASA Probing Secrets of Van Allen Radiation Belts (Voice of America, August 7, 2014)

Probing Space With Cardboard, Foil And Duct Tape (WYPR-FM, July 25, 2014)

K-9s Specially Trained To Sniff Out Bombs Hidden On A Moving Target (WJZ-TV, July 11, 2014)

Did Huge Impact Shape Planet Mercury? (Space.com, July 6, 2014)

USAMRIID Leads Effort on Viral Genome Sequencing Standards (Global Biodefense, June 25, 2014)

Manufacturing Contemplates a 3-D Printing Revolution (The Baltimore Sun, May 24, 2014)

TANG Working Group Unlocks Sailors’ Creativity (Ho'Okele, May 23, 2014)

CubeSat Miniature Satellites Poised to Disrupt Aerospace Industry (Pasadena Star-News, May 18, 2014)

Bionic man struts stuff at Pentagon, has history with Hagel (Stars and Stripes, April 22, 2014)

A Fresh Coat of Paint Can Save Navy Billions (National Defense magazine, May 2014)

Computer Whizzes Do Battle With ‘Blizzard’ and a ‘Cyberattack’ (NBCNews.com, March 31, 2014)

Science Graphic of the Week: Zebra Stripes Discovered in Earth's Radiation Belts (Wired Science, March 20, 2014)

Ganymede mapped: See best map yet of our solar system’s largest moon (Los Angeles Times, February 13, 2014)

Tiny Satellites May Answer Big Climate Change Question (Space News, January 20, 2014)

Mini-Satellites to Help Predict Earth’s Climate (Voice of America, January 16, 2014)

Tiny satellites could revolutionize earth, space science research (The Baltimore Sun, January 10, 2014)