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Hopkins Extreme Materials Institute Hosted Second Mach Conference in Early April

April 15, 2014

The Hopkins Extreme Materials Institute at Johns Hopkins University hosted its second annual Mach Conference on April 9 to 11, 2014 in Annapolis, Maryland. More than 170 people — some from as far away as the United Kingdom, Germany, and China — participated in this scientific conference, which included representatives from academia, government and industry. Three […]

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Musical Stairs: Robotics Students Transform Steps Into Giant Piano

April 14, 2014

Taking the stairs is good for heart health, doctors say. At Johns Hopkins University’s Hackerman Hall, it can also improve your mood. A flight of steps on the building’s north side was recently transformed into a giant piano of sorts that serenades—and sometimes surprises—with a burst of notes as people walk from the first floor […]

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