Department News Archive


JHU Scientists Find New Science Instrument on Mars Curiosity Rover

The Curiosity Rover may have been ambling around the Gale Crater on Mars for nearly seven years but a group at Johns Hopkins University has just found a way to use it for something new: making the first surface gravity measurements on a planet other than Earth.


Video: EPS Faculty Research

Listen to EPS faculty as they provide a snapshot of the research happening in the department. This research is changing the way scientists view many of our systems, from planetary systems to ecosystems.


Postdoctoral Research Position in Computational Ocean Dynamics

The Department of Earth & Planetary Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, invites applications for a postdoctoral research associate or assistant research scientist. The successful candidate will join a team designing, computing, disseminating, and analyzing cutting edge global ocean circulation model solutions. The research team aims to advance knowledge of the role of small-scale processes on the […]


Opening reception for “Lateral Distance” by HEMI-MICA Extreme Arts Program Intern Amy Wetsch

On Saturday, November 3, 2018, from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM, the Bromo-Seltzer Arts Tower will host an opening reception for an exhibition of works by Amy Wetsch, an MFA candidate at MICA's Mount Royal School of Art. "Lateral Distance" is a collection of works centered around Saturn's moon Titan, inspired by Wetsch's 2018 HEMI/MICA Extreme Arts Program Internship with EPS Professor Sarah Hörst.


Where Does Martian Dust Come From?

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New study suggests much of the dust on the surface of Mars comes from a single geological formation near the planet’s equator.


50th Anniversary Symposium June 12-13

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Please join the Morton K. Blaustein Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences as we celebrate our 50th anniversary. Our two-day symposium will begin with a light lunch at noon on Tuesday, June 12 and run through 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 13. There will be a dinner at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 12.