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Author: Linda McLean

Begun in 2006, the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency’s (DARPA’s) Revolutionizing Prosthetics program set out to expand prosthetic arm options for wounded warriors. The program funded two teams to create advanced anthropomorphic mechanical arms and control systems: DEKA Research and Development Corporation to get an arm control system to market quickly; and the other—with APL [...]


Launched in 2018, the APL-built Parker Solar Probe is on a record-setting trek through the inner solar system, set to dip within 4 million miles from the Sun’s surface while answering decades-old questions about solar physics and the effects of our star’s activity on Earth. This is exploration to the extreme -- and Johns Hopkins [...]


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