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Big Black Holes Can Block New Stars


Massive black holes spewing out radio-frequency-emitting particles at near-light speed can block formation of new stars in aging galaxies, a study has found.
21-Oct-2014 9:25 AM EDT

Johns Hopkins Astrophysicist Receives Prestigious Packard Fellowship

Johns Hopkins astrophysicist Brice Ménard has been awarded a 2014 David and Lucile Packard Foundation Fellowship for Science and Engineering. Ménard plans to use this fellowship to work on a new technique to estimate the distance of galaxies and...
15-Oct-2014 1:00 PM EDT

Leaky, Star-Forming Galaxies Lead Johns Hopkins Researchers to Better Understand the Universe

Focusing on large, star-forming galaxies, researchers at the Johns Hopkins University were able to measure radiation leaks in an effort to better understand how the universe evolved as the first stars were formed.
10-Oct-2014 8:00 AM EDT

Johns Hopkins to Co-Host Cyber Security Conference for Top Business Executives

Johns Hopkins information security experts have helped organize an upcoming conference to inform top executives about the growing risks of digital break-ins, how to reduce these risks, and how to manage the aftermath of a data breach.
30-Sep-2014 11:00 AM EDT

JHU Researchers Make New Discovery about 3D Shape Processing in the Brain

While previous studies of the brain suggest that processing of objects and places occurs in very different locations, a research team has now found that they are closely related.
18-Sep-2014 12:00 PM EDT

When Rulers Can’t Understand the Ruled

A Johns Hopkins study a finds significant gap in demographics, experience and partisanship between Washington insiders and the Americans they govern
15-Sep-2014 12:00 PM EDT

Owls Provides Clues on How Humans Focus Attention

Research with barn owls reveals how the brain decides what it should pay attention to among competing external events.
11-Sep-2014 10:05 AM EDT

New Milky Way Maps Help Solve Stubborn Interstellar Material Mystery

An international team of sky scholars, including a key researcher from Johns Hopkins, has produced new maps of the material located between the stars in the Milky Way. The results should move astronomers closer to cracking a stardust puzzle that has...
14-Aug-2014 10:00 AM EDT

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Johns Hopkins Brain GPS Experts Available to Talk about Nobel Prize

David Foster, assistant professor of neuroscience at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and James J. Knierim, professor of neuroscience in the university’s Zanvyl Krieger Mind/Brain Institute, are available for interviews to discuss...
6-Oct-2014 12:45 PM EDT

Walter White’s Crime: He’s A Bad Teacher


Walter White of “Breaking Bad” sneaks, lies and manipulates – to say nothing of dealing drugs and killing people. But he's also a career criminal in another sense, a Johns Hopkins University professor says: He's a really, really bad teacher.
31-Mar-2014 12:30 PM EDT

In Super Bowl Commercials, Storytelling Counts

They say sex sells, but when it comes to Super Bowl ads, a researcher begs to differ. He says it's all about the storytelling. Shakespeare's kind of storytelling.
31-Jan-2014 10:00 AM EST

JHU Expert Available to Speak on Sun-Grazing Comet ISON

26-Nov-2013 12:30 PM EST

How Secure Is Personal Data on Johns Hopkins Web Security Expert Has Recommendations, Is Available for Interviews

20-Nov-2013 1:25 PM EST

Experts Available on Horse Meat Scandal in Europe

20-Feb-2013 12:20 PM EST

Media Advisory: Asteroid Flyby on Friday, Feb. 15

14-Feb-2013 3:20 PM EST

Computer Security Expert Available for Interviews on Hacker Attacks on The New York Times

1-Feb-2013 10:15 AM EST

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