Applied Physics Laboratory
Johns Hopkins University spent $2.1 billion on research and development in the fiscal year that ended in 2012, making it the top-ranked U.S. institution in research spending.
A world of fire and ice. It turns out the planet Mercury has both.
Storms, wind and heat flares. They’re the weather conditions Johns Hopkins scientists see in space. Now they have a new spacecraft to watch and it launches this week from Cape Canaveral.
A first for the American space program, and Johns Hopkins University plays a critical role. Together with NASA, its applied physics lab attempted to put the first spacecraft into Mercury’s orbit.