TAGGED Hopkins Extreme Materials Institute

Asteroid Architecture

Knowing whether an asteroid is a giant hunk of rock or a floating gravel pile—or a mix of the two—will make a big difference in strategies that researchers might devise to prevent one from striking Earth or to drill inside.

Artists in Residence–to the Extreme

Jay Gould, a professor of photography at MICA, traded his Mount Vernon studio for space in the Whiting School of Engineering’s Malone Hall as the first Artist in Residence for the Hopkins Extreme Materials Institute.