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How Can the U.S. Call Upon Its Strengths as It Looks Forward to an Uncertain Future?

“A Preface to Strategy: The Foundations of American National Security,” a new paper from the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory’s Senior Fellows, examines the nation’s core strengths and how they should shape new strategies.
12-Dec-2018 11:15 AM EST Add to Favorites

APL, Collaborators Launch World’s Largest Neuroscience Data Repository

Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) in Laurel, Maryland, collaborating with scientists from Johns Hopkins University and many other universities and research organizations
6-Dec-2018 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Do Robot Swarms Work Like Brains?

New Johns Hopkins study explores navigation similarities between the mind and robot swarms
2-Oct-2018 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Drafting Emergency Orders to Defend America’s Electric Grid

A new paper from Johns Hopkins APL Senior Fellow Dr. Paul Stockton examines how power companies can partner with the Department of Energy to defeat attacks on the U.S. electric system.
4-Sep-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Parker Solar Probe Launches on Historic Journey to Touch the Sun

Hours before the rise of the very star it will study, NASA’s Parker Solar Probe launched from Florida Sunday, Aug. 12, to begin its journey to the Sun
13-Aug-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Johns Hopkins Research Points to Increasing Role of Artificial Intelligence in Medical Imaging and Diagnostics

Researchers from the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) in Laurel, Maryland, and collaborators at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, have developed image analysis and machine learning tools to detect age-related macular...
28-Jun-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


APL’s Air and Missile Defense Sector Sponsors Charity “Book Battle” to Support Local Children

Staff members from the Air and Missile Defense Sector (AMDS) at the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) in Laurel, Maryland, have collected more than 15,000 books for children living below the poverty line in the local area.
6-Jun-2018 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Send Your Name to the Sun Aboard Parker Solar Probe

NASA’s Parker Solar Probe — designed, built and managed by Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) — will launch in summer 2018 and travel to our star on a historic mission to “touch the Sun.” Now you can get on board and be a part...
4-Apr-2018 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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