APL in the News Archive

2017

NASA Readies ‘Europa Clipper’ Mission to Jupiter’s Frozen Moon (Forbes, December 31, 2017)

NASA Advances Missions to Land a Flying Robot on Titan or Snatch a Piece of a Comet (The Washington Post, December 20, 2017)

University of Sydney Develops Quantum Trick to Block Background Sensor ‘Chatter’ (ZDNet, December 19, 2017)

Surprise! New Horizons Probe’s Next Flyby Target Has at Least One Moon (Space.com, December 18, 2017)

A ‘Century’ of IAMD Warfare Tactics Instructors (Navy News, December 12, 2017)

Former Pentagon Leader Calls for More Investment in Cloud Computing (National Defense magazine, December 12, 2017)

TEDx Talk: Don’t Let the Brushback Pitch Take You Out of the Game (TEDx, December 12, 2017)

Four Planetary Landscapes That Scientists Can’t Explain (Eos, December 11, 2017)

Why Incoming Asteroids Shouldn’t Keep You Up at Night (Christian Science Monitor, December 11, 2017)

7 Surprising Facts About Pluto (Mental Floss, December 5, 2017)

Innovative Tech Helps AMO Combat Smugglers (U.S. Customs and Border Protection, December 2017)

Inside Look at New Technology to Protect Bus, Train Stations (Good Morning America, December 2017)

7 Shining Facts About the Sun (Mental Floss, November 27, 2017)

Beautiful Saturn: Cassini Team Unveils Farewell Photo of Ringed Planet (Space.com, November 22, 2017)

These 4 Scientists and Engineers Under 40 Were Behind Big Breakthroughs (Technical.ly Baltimore, November 20, 2017)

Women in Tech: 25 Profiles in Persistence (EE Times, November 20, 2017)

Scientists Develop Safer, More Durable Lithium-Ion Battery That Can Operate Under Extreme Conditions (Tech Xplore, November 16, 2017)

NASA Expands Podcast Selections with New Science Series (NASA press release, November 15, 2017)

What the Heck Is an Engineer Anyway? (Science, November 15, 2017)

Curiosity Rover Uses Color Detectors While Climbing Ridge on Mars (Space.com, November 7, 2017)

Russell E. Gingras, Former Chief of Staff at Applied Physics Laboratory, Dies (The Baltimore Sun, November 5, 2017)

Pentagon Nominee Griffin: Procurement a ‘Mess,’ U.S. Losing Edge in Aviation, Space (Space News, October 28, 2017)

DSS Physical Security R&D: A Tradition of Protection and Innovation (U.S. Department of State News, October 23, 2017)

Mysterious Particles Spotted in Saturn’s Atmosphere (Nature, October 18, 2017)

Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory Breaks Ground on New Building (The Baltimore Sun, October 17, 2017)

Plutonium Supply for NASA Missions Faces Long-Term Challenges (Space News, October 10, 2017)

Solar Probe Will Approach Sun Closer Than Any Prior Spacecraft (Eos, October 4, 2017)

The Mysterious Bright Spots on Ceres May Have a Common Origin (New Scientist, October 2, 2017)

Course Corrector (Aerospace America, October 2017)

NASA Spacecraft to ‘Touch the Sun’ (WTTG-Fox 5, September 25, 2017)

Families Affected by Cancer Spend ‘Sundays at the Park’ with Orioles (Howard County Times, September 21, 2017)

Europe Urged to Reconsider Pullout from ‘Armageddon’ Asteroid Mission (Phys.org, September 20, 2017)

Back to Saturn? Five Missions Proposed to Follow Cassini (The New York Times, September 15, 2017)

Snapshot: S&T and the Pentagon Are Changing K-9 Bomb Detection (U.S. Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology News, September 12, 2017)

China’s Delayed Moon Mission Sparks Debate over Lunar Samples (Scientific American, September 11, 2017)

UVA Tests New Dummy, Aiming to Make Vehicles Safer for Soldiers (UVAToday, September 11, 2017)

Inspired by Nature: Flying Fish Amphibious Drone Can Soar in the Sky and Swim in Water (International Business Times, September 8, 2017)

Jupiter’s Vividly Glowing Auroras Have a Mysterious Power Source (The Verge, September 6, 2017)

Program Uses Virtual Reality, Artificial Limbs to ‘CONVEY’ the Power of STEM (Seapower, September 6, 2017)

New Source of Jupiter’s Aurora Discovered (CNN tech video, September 2017)

Inspiring a New, Lower-Cost Prosthesis (JHU Engineering, August 28, 2017)

Johns Hopkins Team Trials Free-Space Optical Communications at Sea (Lightwave, August 28, 2017)

This Probe Might Investigate the Mysterious Ocean of Saturn’s Biggest Moon (Gizmodo, August 24, 2017)

Making Genuine Healthcare Interoperability Possible (Oliver Wyman Health, August 23, 2017)

Water Ice Found Near Mars’s Equator Could Entice Colonists and Life-Seekers (Science, August 16, 2017)

First Coast Guard Minotaur Aircraft Conducts Search and Rescue (U.S. Coast Guard News, August 14, 2017)

The Loyal Engineers Steering NASA’s Voyager Probes Across the Universe (The New York Times, August 3, 2017)

NASA Gets Ready to Punch an Asteroid in 2022 with DART Mission (HowStuffWorks, August 3, 2017)

6 Riveting Facts About Mars (Mental Floss, August 3, 2017)

DHS S&T Announces Commercialization of REnigma Malware Reverse-Engineering Tool (U.S. Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate press release, August 2, 2017)

Snapshot: S&T Works with NYPD to Test Communication Systems for Public Safety Use (U.S. Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate, August 1, 2017)

Executive Spotlight: Interview with Aili Kujawa, Director of Talent Services for Johns Hopkins APL (ExecutiveBiz, July 26, 2017)

NASA’s Mission to ‘Touch’ the Sun (TWiT, July 22, 2017)

Need a Hand? These Advanced New Bomb Disposal Robots Can Help with That (Task and Purpose, July 21, 2017)

The Mysterious Origins of Mars’s Trailing Asteroids (The Atlantic, July 18, 2017)

Marine Corps’ Acquisition Command Ensures 3-D Parts Are Safe, Certified (U.S. Marine Corps Systems Command, July 13, 2017)

NASA Plans for Its Next Wave of Martian Robots (Inverse, July 11, 2017)

Artificial Stupidity: Learning to Trust Artificial Intelligence (Sometimes) (Breaking Defense, July 5, 2017)

NASA Is Moving Ahead with an Ambitious Plan to Deflect an Asteroid (Gizmodo, July 4, 2017)

The Extraordinary Story of the Man Who’s Getting the Most Advanced Robotic Arm in the World (Quartz, July 2017)

The Robust Cooling System of a NASA Spacecraft Flying Into the Sun’s Atmosphere (Popular Mechanics, June 27, 2017)

ACSS Among Teams Advancing Collision Avoidance for Unmanned Aircraft (AIN Online, June 15, 2017)

NASA Record-Breaking Sun-Surfing Mission, Explained in Gifs (Motherboard, June 15, 2017)

How Facebook’s Telepathic Texting Is Supposed to Work (Fox Business/Wall Street Journal, June 11, 2017)

Hopkins Scientists Readying Mission to Touch the Sun (The Baltimore Sun, June 9, 2017)

New Technology for First Responders Tested at the Gorge (Everett, Washington, Herald, June 8, 2017)

Snapshot: S&T Helps Explosive Detection Canine Teams get REDDI (Department of Homeland Security, June 7, 2017)

Director of Typing-by-Brain Project Discusses How Facebook Will Get Inside Your Head (IEEE Spectrum, June 5, 2017)

GEOINT 2017: Academic Innovation (Trajectory magazine, June 4, 2017)

Military Kids Use Virtual, Augmented Reality to STEMulate Learning (Defense Video Imagery Distribution System, June 3, 2017)

Rocketing to the Sun and Its Flaming Secrets (The New York Times, June 3, 2017)

Artificial Stupidity: When Artificial Intelligence + Human = Disaster (Breaking Defense, June 2, 2017)

Topsail Island’s Experimental Missile Testing Program (Public Radio East, June 2, 2017)

The New Moon (Physics Today, June 2017)

NASA’s New Sun Probe Could Help Avert Solar Storm Catastrophe (NBC News, May 31, 2017)

NASA Plans to Launch a Probe Next Year to ‘Touch The Sun’ (NPR, May 31, 2017)

War without Fear: DepSecDef Work on How Al Changes Conflict (Breaking Defense, May 31, 2017)

Local Groundbreaking Research Includes Artificial Limbs (Federal News Radio, May 29, 2017)

In Urgent Request, US Special Ops Adds 350 Kamikaze Drones to Fight ISIS (Defense One, May 18, 2017)

We Might Have a New Way to Push Back Space Radiation (Universe Today, May 17, 2017)

Countering ‘Little Green Men’: Pentagon Special Ops Studies Russia ‘Gray Zone’ Conflict (Defense News, May 15, 2017)

New Communication Technology Tested Aboard Cape May – Lewes Ferry Vessel (Cape May County Herald, May 10, 2017)

Titan Ripe for Drone Invasion (Universe Today, May 5, 2017)

Want a True Bionic Limb? Good Luck without Machine Learning (Wired, May 3, 2017)

‘Dragonfly’ Drone Could Explore Saturn Moon Titan (Space.com, April 25, 2017)

Facebook Has a Plan to Let You Type with Your Brain (USA Today, April 19, 2017)

NASA’s New Horizons Probe Is Taking a Long Nap as It Prepares to Meet Up with a Distant Icy Space Rock (The Verge, April 11, 2017)

Humanity Will ‘Touch the Sun’ with the Fastest Spacecraft Ever Made (Motherboard, April 8, 2017)

Minotaur Mission System to Be Added to P-8 in Increment 3 Upgrade (Seapower magazine, April 5, 2017)

Couple Gives New Life to Columbia Founder James Rouse’s Former Home (The Baltimore Sun, April 4, 2017)

ACSS, NASA Plan UAS Collision Avoidance Flight Tests This Summer (UAS Magazine, March 30, 2017)

Ringo Is a Beatle, Hawaii Is a State—Why Isn’t Pluto a Planet? (Scientific American, March 29, 2017)

Enigmatic Plumes from Saturn’s Moon Caused by Cosmic Collision (New Scientist, March 24, 2017)

NASA Selects CubeSat, SmallSat Mission Concept Studies (NASA press release, March 22, 2017)

City Schools Education Foundation Announces CORE Awards, Banquet (The Greeneville Sun [Tennessee], March 21, 2017)

Electrified Sand Could Explain Titan’s Odd Backward-Facing Dunes (New Scientist, March 21, 2017)

Charleston Rocket Scientist’s Outer Space Photos (The Post and Courier [Charleston, South Carolina], March 18, 2017)

Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab Celebrates 75 Years of Bold Innovation (JHU Hub, March 16, 2017)

APL Celebrates 75 Years (WJZ-TV, March 10, 2017)

Saturn’s Titan Moon May Offer a Glimpse of Life as We Don’t Know It (Seeker.com; March 9, 2017)

Monitoring System Could Allow Multiple Experiments to Be Flown Together (Aerotech News, March 3, 2017)

Martian Winds Carved Giant Mountain in Red Planet’s Gale Crater (Space.com, March 1, 2017)

NASA’s Audacious Europa Missions Are Getting Closer to Reality (The Planetary Society blog, February 21, 2017)

Cool Jobs: Probing Pluto (Science News for Students, February 16, 2017)

After 15 Years, SABER on TIMED Still Breaks Ground from Space (NASA, February 13, 2017)

How NASA Is Planning to Touch the Sun (Popular Science, February 14, 2017)

How Systems Engineering Can Help Fix Health Care (Harvard Business Review, February 9, 2017)

Tiny Satellites, Big Impact: NASA’s Next-gen Approach to Studying Earth’s Climate (Laboratory Equipment magazine, February 7, 2017)

Carderock, Microsoft, APL Meet to Discuss Augmented Reality Opportunities (Navy News, January 31, 2017)

Discovery’s ‘The Dark Side of the Sun’ Takes a Look at How Scientists Are Working to Understand Our Brightest Star and Protect Against Its Potential to Devastate Modern Civilization (Discovery Channel, January 30, 2017)

Hit Threatening Asteroids’ Bright Spots to Deflect Them (New Scientist, January 25, 2017)

Microsoft’s HoloLens Joins the Military (GeekWire, January 23, 2017)

New Horizons Probe Moves Beyond Pluto to Its Next Adventure (NBCNews.com, January 23, 2017)

Hopkins Applied Physics Lab Developing Instruments for NASA Asteroid Missions (WJZ-TV 13, January 9, 2017

Hopkins Applied Physics Lab Teams to Develop Instruments for Asteroid-Bound NASA Missions (The Baltimore Sun, January 8, 2017)