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This section contains regularly updated highlights of the news from around The Johns Hopkins University. Links to the complete news reports from the nine schools, the Applied Physics Laboratory and other centers and institutes are to the left, as are links to help news media contact the Johns Hopkins communications offices.


Crew of Space Shuttle “Endeavour” to Speak at Johns Hopkins

Members of the last crew to fly aboard the Space Shuttle “Endeavour” — the second-to-the-last flight in NASA’s space shuttle program — will discuss their mission to the International Space Station from 6:30 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, August 4, at The Johns Hopkins University’s Homewood campus. Presented by the Maryland Space Grant Consortium and NASA, the event is free and open to the public. The crew will give a video presentation about the mission and answer questions from the audience in the Bloomberg Center for Physics and Astronomy’s Schafler Auditorium, on the campus’s north end. Free parking is available in the Muller parking deck on San Martin Drive, adjacent to Bloomberg.

An “Invisibility Cloak” Not As Far-Fetched As It Seems, Lecturer Says

A British theoretical physicist doing groundbreaking work in developing “invisibility materials” (a la Harry Potter’s famous invisibility cloak) will deliver the inaugural Robert Resnick Lecture at The Johns Hopkins University at 3 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 23. Sir John Pendry of Imperial College London will present “Invisible Cloaks and a Perfect Lens,” in Schafler Auditorium in the Bloomberg Center for Physics and Astronomy on the Homewood campus. The event is free and open to the public. Call 410-516-7346 for information.