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10/30/2018

NASA Retires Kepler Space Telescope

NASA's planet-hunting Kepler space telescope has run out of fuel needed for further science operations.
Artwork of Kepler telescope in space
10/22/2018

Model Describing Conditions Under Which Oxygenated Water Could Exist on Mars Challenges Traditional Beliefs About Planet's Habitability

Robert Perkins
New study explores how much oxygen could exist in water on Mars, and how that impacts potential habitability.
Mars
10/10/2018

How the Seeds of Planets Take Shape

Whitney Clavin
A new class of dust and gas instabilities helps explain planet formation and other phenomena on Earth and in space.
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09/24/2018

JPL News: Dust Storms on Titan Spotted for the First Time

Analysis of data from Cassini revealed the existence of dust storms on Saturn's moon Titan.
Dust storm
08/09/2018

Animation Based on Satellite Data Shows SoCal "Breathing" Water

Robert Perkins
Satellite radar data shows how the ground beneath SoCal rises and falls over annual and decadal time scales with the pumping in and out of groundwater.
Seasonal
08/01/2018

Program Brings Area High School Students, Teachers into Caltech Labs

Jon Nalick
Summer Research Connection promotes curiosity, scientific literacy, and research skills.
Maggie Higginbotham, a 10th-grade student at Blair High School in Pasadena, opens an incubator shaker to reveal cultures of bacteria used to produce gas vesicles for research.
07/23/2018

JPL News: 'Storm Chasers' on Mars Searching for Dusty Secrets

The dust storm on Mars could keep Opportunity from calling home until early September.
Mars dust storm
07/11/2018

'City of Astronomy' to Host Gathering of International Space Experts

Whitney Clavin
Pasadena will be hopping with space events the week of July 14-22.
Collage of space images
07/03/2018

Von Kármán Lecture Series Comes to Caltech

The series highlights space missions and technology.
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06/07/2018

JPL News: NASA Finds Ancient Organic Material, Mysterious Methane on Mars

The Curiosity rover has found new evidence that Mars could have supported ancient life.
image of Curiosity rover
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