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APL-Led Study Culminates in Development of Long Range Discrimination Radar

Years of JHU-APL engineering and technical leadership for the Missile Defense Agency Ground Sensors Directorate culminated last December as Lockheed Martin built and installed the multi-mission Long Range Discrimination Radar at Clear Space Force...
16-Jun-2022 3:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Johns Hopkins APL Developing Standards to Enable Better Brain Analysis

APL researchers are standardizing an amazing collection of high-resolution brain mapping data, an effort that would enable unprecedented analysis and make the Laboratory a focal point for neuroscience research.
2-Jun-2022 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Howard County, Johns Hopkins APL Join Forces to Leverage Smart City Innovation in Gateway District

APL is bringing its expertise in public health, artificial intelligence, autonomous systems and climate change into a collaboration with the Howard County Economic Development Authority to incorporate smart and connected community concepts within...
13-May-2022 1:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Johns Hopkins APL Analyzing Designs, Materials and Operational Impact of Large Structures to One Day Be Built in Space

APL is analyzing application scenarios for large structures manufactured in space, a capability to be enabled by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency NOM4D program.
23-Mar-2022 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Comet 67P’s Abundant Oxygen More of an Illusion, New Study Suggests

When the European Space Agency’s Rosetta spacecraft discovered abundant molecular oxygen bursting from comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko (67P) in 2015, it puzzled scientists. They had never seen a comet emit oxygen, let alone in such abundance. But...
14-Mar-2022 1:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Johns Hopkins APL Names Former Under Secretary of Defense James N. Miller as Assistant Director for Policy and Analysis

Dr. James N. Miller, former Under Secretary of Defense for Policy and an expert in nuclear deterrence, missile defense, cyber conflict and space policy, has been named as the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory’s (APL) Assistant Director for...
28-Jan-2022 1:50 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Finer Flaws: Exploring the Advantages of Defects in Laser Manufactured Materials

APL researchers set out to better understand the influence of different defects on the mechanical performance of additively manufactured materials. In a recent journal article, they provide data to help understand the effects of defects and enable...
26-Jul-2021 10:25 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Johns Hopkins APL, Amazon Partner to Accelerate Access to High-Res Brain Mapping Data

An expanded collaboration between APL and the Amazon Web Services' Open Data Sponsorship Program will further enable the storage and accessibility of ever-expanding neuroimaging datasets generated by the neuroscience research community.
22-Jul-2021 3:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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