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After an Amazing Decade in Space, These are Humanity’s Top Achievements (Ars Technica, December 27, 2019)

This Drone Will Fly on One of Saturn’s Moons. Here’s the Woman Leading the Mission (PBS NewsHour, December 26, 2019)

One Brain, Two Bionic Arms (Experience, December 17, 2019)

An Overdue Comparison of James Dolan and Daniel Snyder, the Presumptive Worst Owners in Sports (The Washington Post, December 15, 2019)

Can 5G Replace Everybody’s Home Broadband? (Ars Technica, December 11, 2019)

AR in Use: NASA’s Dragonfly Mission to Titan (Freethink, December 9, 2019)

“The Perfect Dog”: UMPD’s K-9 Unit Mourns Chief, a Dependable Member of the Team (The Diamondback, December 9, 2019)

Parker Probe Kicks Off a Golden Age for Solar Exploration (Nature, December 4, 2019)

The Sun Keeps Getting Stranger, Dive-Bombing Solar Probe Shows (National Geographic, December 2019)

NASA Data on Titan Confirms Earth-Like Qualities That Could Support Life (Voice of America, November 24, 2019)

Could Weird Lunar Swirls Help People Settle the Moon? (Space.com, November 22, 2019)

Deployed Marines Learn Additive Manufacturing From Carderock (NAVSEA News, November 20, 2019)

This Maryland Cybersecurity Association Looks to Promote Prospects to Professionals (Technical.ly Baltimore, November 20, 2019)

Meet What Could be the U.S. Navy’s Ultimate Weapon (As in a New Destroyer) (The National Interest, November 20, 2019)

New ‘Smart Skin’ May Let You Reach Out and Virtually Touch -- Anyone (CNN.com, November 20, 2019)

Meet Arrokoth: Ultima Thule, the Most Distant Object Ever Explored, Has a New Name (Scientific American, November 13, 2019)

Proposed Interstellar Mission Reaches for the Stars, One Generation at a Time (Scientific American, November 12, 2019)

Gel Polymer Electrolyte Cuts Risk of Battery Fires (Chemistry World, November 11, 2019)

National Security Commission Warns Pentagon of Falling Hopelessly Behind in the AI Arms Race (Gizmodo, November 6, 2019)

Report: The Government and Tech Need to Cooperate on AI (Wired, November 5, 2019)

Prosthetic Improvements: Using Technology to Improve Amputees’ Experiences with Their Prosthetics (Finding Genius Podcast, November 4, 2019)

Voyager 2’s Discoveries From Interstellar Space (The New York Times, November 4, 2019)

NASA Is Getting Serious About an Interstellar Mission (Wired, October 31, 2019)

On A Mission Podcast: Deflecting Disaster (NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, October 29, 2019)

DARPA Picks Teams for Virtual Air Combat Competition (DARPA News, October 21, 2019)

Man Controls Two Prosthetic Arms with His Thoughts (Futurity, October 21, 2019)

This Lithium-Ion Battery Won’t Catch Fire (Futurity, October 21, 2019)

NASA’s Resilient Van Allen Probes Shut Down (Spaceflight Now, October 20, 2019)

RIP, Van Allen Probes! NASA Ends 7-Year Mission to Explore Earth’s Radiation Belts (Space.com, October 18, 2019)

First Bilateral Brain Implant Gives Paraplegic a Two-Handed Sense of Touch (New Atlas, October 16, 2019)

Strange Sand Dunes on Titan Could Be Made by Cosmic Rays Hitting Ice (New Scientist, October 16, 2019)

The US Military Is Trying to Read Minds (MIT Technology Review, October 16, 2019)

Operations Leads Share Benefits, Dependencies and Decisions on Security Automation (GovernmentCIO Media & Research, October 9, 2019)

DOD Reveals Four Broad Use Cases for Initial 5G Experimentation (Inside Defense, October 8, 2019)

Next Demo of TACE Autonomous Drone Testing Software Expected in December (Inside Defense, October 7, 2019)

Columbia Cyclists are ‘Spokes People’ for Lifelong Biking (The Baltimore Sun, October 2, 2019)

Decoding the Boundary Layer at Hypersonic Speeds (Aerospace America, October 2019)

Science Rules! Podcast with Bill Nye: Machine Smarts (Stitcher.com, October 2019)

Johns Hopkins Mentorship Award Named After Late Council Bluffs Native Kim Strohbehn (Daily Nonpareil, Iowa; one-question survey required to view, September 25, 2019)

Navy’s Sea Hunter USV Showcased in Major Project Demonstration (Sea Power, September 25, 2019)

What’s Hotter Than the Surface of the Sun? The Solar Corona (Astronomy, September 25, 2019)

Meet the Nuclear-Powered Self-Driving Drone NASA Is Sending to a Moon of Saturn (NPR, September 17, 2019)

Tunnel 9 Personnel Provides Guidance for Hypersonic Experiment (Arnold Air Force Base News, September 16, 2019)

Long After Historic Flybys, NASA’s New Horizons Is Still Pioneering Science in the Kuiper Belt (Space.com, September 11, 2019)

NASA’s Record-Breaking Parker Solar Probe Aces 3rd Sun Flyby (Space.com, September 4, 2019)

‘The Most Terrifying Moments’: India Counts Down to Risky Moon Landing (Nature, September 3, 2019)

Campaign to Stop Killer Robots ‘Unethical’ & ‘Immoral’: Bob Work (Breaking Defense, August 29, 2019)

How the Pentagon Is Tackling Deepfakes as a National Security Problem (C4ISRNet, August 29, 2019)

NASA Picks 2 Missions to Explore the Fundamental Nature of Space (Space.com, August 28, 2019)

Lord: US to Take Over Turkish F-35 Parts (Air Force Magazine, August 26, 2019)

The Strange Case of Missing Lightning at Venus (Space.com, August 26, 2019)

Dragonfly Spacecraft to Scour the Sands of Titan for the Chemistry of Life (Smithsonian magazine, August 20, 2019)

The Aging Spacecraft of Deep Space (The Atlantic, August 15, 2019)

Will We Ever Control the World with Our Minds? (BBC, August 15, 2019)

Parker Solar Probe Sends Back Images From its Orbits of the Sun (CNN, August 12, 2019)

The Sun Produced a Powerful Interplanetary Shockwave—And It Shook the Whole Solar System (Newsweek, August 12, 2019)

Maryland’s JHU APL, Sonatype Among Fast Company’s ‘Best Workplaces for Innovators’ (Technical.ly Baltimore, August 6, 2019)

NASA’s Mission to ‘Touch the Sun’ Surprises During First Data Delivery (CNET, August 1, 2019)

Navy Medicine Introduces Value-Based Health Care (Health Affairs Journal, August 2019)

Q&A with David Blodgett, Chief Scientist at Johns Hopkins Applied Research Lab (IEEE Brain, August 2019)

Facebook Is Working on Sci-Fi Tech That Would Let Users Type with Their Minds (Fortune, July 30, 2019)

Sun’s Puzzling Plasma Recreated in a Laboratory (Quanta, July 29, 2019)

TACE Lays Down Foundation for Future UAV Test Safety (USAF News, July 29, 2019)

Facts About Saturn’s Rings, Moons and More (NBC Mach, July 22, 2019)

Maryland Science Center Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Moon Landing (WBAL-TV, July 19, 2019)

Sorry, You Won’t Be Hovering Over Paris Anytime Soon (The New York Times, July 18, 2019)

Elon Musk’s Neuralink Seeks to Connect Human Brains with Computers (The Washington Post, July 17, 2019)

A Few Things Artemis Will Teach Us About Living and Working on the Moon (NASA News, July 16, 2019)

Interstellar Probe, a Mission Concept for NASA, Aims to Travel 93 Billion Miles Past the Sun (The Washington Post, July 16, 2019)

A List of Postgraduate Resources for Minority Students Hits the Mark (Nature.com, June 26, 2019)

DOD Unveils Plans for Contractor Cybersecurity Standards (Fed Scoop, June 14, 2019)

Saturn’s Largest Moon Would Make an Unbelievable Vacation Spot (The Atlantic, June 14, 2019)

Inside Scientists’ New Plan to Deflect Asteroids Away From Earth (NBC News, June 2, 2019)

Artificial Intelligence: Power to the People (Ethics & International Affairs, June 2019)

Decision Time — NASA’s New Frontiers (Aerospace America, June 2019)

Applying AI Safety & Ethics Today (Future of Life, May 31, 2019)

Navy Scientists, Engineers Collaborate at First NSWCDD Modeling and Simulation Summit (Navy News, May 31, 2019)

If DARPA Has Its Way, AI Will Rule the Wireless Spectrum (IEEE Spectrum, May 28, 2019)

Dr. Ralph Semmel of JHU Applied Physics Laboratory to Receive Honorary Degree and Deliver Commencement Address at Howard Community College (Howard Community College News, May 24, 2019)

DARPA Funds Ambitious Brain-Machine Interface Program (IEEE Spectrum, May 21, 2019)

Finding Ender: Exploring the Intersections of Creativity, Innovation, and Talent Management in the U.S. Armed Forces (National Defense University, May 20, 2019)

Jeff Bezos Unveils Blue Moon Lunar Lander and Shares Updated Vision for Blue Origin (GeekWire, May 9, 2019)

InSight Mars Lander Snaps Dusty Selfie on Red Planet (Space.com, May 8, 2019)

5 Questions with Kirby Runyon (Baltimore Style, May 2019)

Howard Community College Graduates Share Advice for Future Students (The Baltimore Sun, May 2019)

Photographers Show Off Harford Shelter Animals’ Best Sides to Get Them Adopted (The Baltimore Sun, May 2019)

Persistent Engagement, Agreed Competition and Deterrence in Cyberspace (Lawfare, April 30, 2019)

What If a Killer Asteroid Were Headed Toward Earth? NASA Plans to Find Out This Week (NBC News, April 29, 2019)

The Pentagon Wants Your Thoughts About AI but May Not Listen (Wired, April 26, 2019)

Christine Fox, Former Acting Deputy Defense Secretary, Talks to Howard Community College Students About Math (Howard County Times, April 25, 2019)

How the Parker Solar Probe Survives Close Encounters with the Sun (IEEE Spectrum, April 25, 2019)

Emerging Tech Needs Enough Runway to Take Off, Experts Say (GCN, April 17, 2019)

Meteoroids Pelting the Moon Reveal Water Trapped in Its Soil (PBS/Nova, April 15, 2019)

Saturn’s Moon Titan May Have ‘Phantom Lakes’ and Caves (Space.com, April 15, 2019)

Scientists at Work: Teaching Robots to Think (Pew ‘After the Fact’ Podcast, April 12, 2019)

‘Scotland Road’ Finds Titanic Tale in Compelling, Murky Waters (The Baltimore Sun, April 12, 2019)

Marines’ Abrams Tanks Successfully Perform with 3D-Printed Impellers (United Press International, April 8, 2019)

Theatre Review: ‘Scotland Road’ at APL Drama Club (Maryland Theater Guide, April 8, 2019)

How a Second Look at 40-Year-Old Studies Helped Explain Solar Wind (Popular Mechanics, April 6, 2019)

NASA’s Parker Solar Probe Set for Second Approach to ‘Touch’ the Sun Thursday (Florida Today, April 3, 2019)

Prototype High-Gain Antenna Being Tested for Europa Clipper (SpaceFlight Insider, April 3, 2019)

Cyber Anvil, Persistent Cyber Training Environment Event, Provides Joint Force Training, Evaluation (Army News, April 1, 2019)

How AI and Machine Learning Are Changing Prosthetics (MedTechDive, March 29, 2019)

Kuiper Belt Dust May Be in Our Atmosphere (and NASA Labs) Right Now (Science News, March 27, 2019)

‘A Quick 5’ with Anne Marcotte, APL Drama Club’s ‘Scotland Road’ (Maryland Theater Guide, March 27, 2019)

Pentagon Hopes to Have New Cybersecurity Standards for Contractors in 2020 (Fifth Domain, March 26, 2019)

In the Sky and on the Ground, Collaboration Vital to DARPA’s CODE for Success (DARPA News, March 22, 2019)

On Pluto, It’s Been Spring Since 1990 (The Atlantic, March 21, 2019)

How Ultima Thule Is Like a Sticky, Pull-Apart Pastry (The New York Times, March 18, 2019)

NC Astronaut Blasts Off for International Space Station Visit (WRAL-TV, March 14, 2019)

Why Maryland Is Home of Cybersecurity Innovation (U.S. News and World Report, March 13, 2019)

How Much Water May Be Tucked Away in Nearby Asteroids? (Space.com, March 11, 2019)

Are Small Satellites the Solution for Space Weather Monitoring? (Space News, March 6, 2019)

We Are About to See the First Mission to Defend Humanity Against Space (Irish Times, February 28, 2019)

The Oversell and Undersell of Digital Health (Health Affairs, February 27, 2019)

New Horizons Beams Back Its Clearest Images of Ultima Thule Yet (Gizmodo, February 23, 2019)

Fatalities From Police Chases Climbing, Could Be Higher Than Records Indicate (McClatchy News, February 21, 2019)

Tiny New Moon Discovered Around Neptune (The Washington Post, February 20, 2019)

Solar Tadpole-Like Jets Seen with NASA’s IRIS Add New Clue to Age-Old Mystery (Science Daily, February 19, 2019)

The ‘Dog Star’, the Brightest Star in the Night Sky, Will Go Dark on Monday for ‘First Time’ Ever (Forbes, February 14, 2019)

We’d Be Lost without Them: Meet the Team That Runs GPS for the World (Telegraph UK, February 13, 2019)

MindX, a Startup Developing Brain-Controlled Smartglasses, Names Julia Brown as CEO (Technical.ly Baltimore, February 13, 2019)

Science Behind the Fiction: The Cyborgs of Alita Are on the Way (SyFy, February 13, 2019)

Mysterious Space Object Ultima Thule Looks a ‘Giant Pancake’ and NASA Isn’t Sure Why (Fox News, February 11, 2019)

New Pictures From NASA’s New Horizons Show a Pancaked Peanut (The Verge, February 9, 2019)

The DART Mission: Learning How to Swat Dangerous Asteroids (Planetary Radio, February 5, 2019)

NASA Mission Aims to Deflect Asteroid (NBC4-Washington, February 5, 2019)

Comet-Blasted Star May Be a Rerun of the Solar System’s Birth (Scientific American, February 4, 2019)

An Asteroid Could Destroy Humanity Like It Did Dinosaurs. A Hopkins Team Has a Plan to Save the World. (The Baltimore Sun, February 4, 2019)

NASA Asks Johns Hopkins for Help Protecting Earth From Asteroids (WJZ-TV, February 4, 2019)

OSIRIS-Rex Finds Rugged Terrain on Asteroid Bennu (Spaceflight Now, January 31, 2019)

Once Around the Sun! NASA’s Parker Solar Probe Aces 1st Trip Around Our Star (Space.com, January 29, 2019)

Blue Origin’s New Shepard Launches NASA Experiments, Aces Rocket Landing (Space.com, January 23, 2019)

NASA Will Attempt to Knock an Asteroid Out of Orbit for the First Time in 2022 (Business Insider, January 22, 2019)

Post-Apocalypse Now at Laurel Mill (The Baltimore Sun, January 17, 2019)

Flying the Skies of Saturn’s Moon Titan (Planetary Radio, January 16, 2019)

NASA May Decide This Year to Land a Drone on Saturn’s Moon Titan (Space.com, January 16, 2019)

Atmospheric Mystery on Saturn’s Largest Moon (Scientific American, January 10, 2019)

From Subs to Health IT: Johns Hopkins Lab Exec Revolutionizing Medicine with Engineering (Government CIO Podcast, January 9, 2019)

Do Digital Tools Fail to Show Impact in High-Risk, High-Cost Populations? (Modern Healthcare, January 7, 2019 )

Work & Danzig on New Approach to US Strategy (Defense and Aerospace Report, January 7, 2019)

We Just Flew Past a Kuiper Belt Object. Here’s Why We Should Do It Again. (Space.com, January 7, 2019)

How the U.S. Can Navigate an Ever-Scarier World (Bloomberg News Q&A, January 6, 2019)

Humanity Will Slam a Spacecraft into an Asteroid in a Few Years to Help Save Us All (Space.com), January 2, 2019)

NASA’s New Horizons Spacecraft Just Visited the Farthest Object Ever Explored (The Washington Post, January 1, 2019)

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