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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.
image
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
05/30/2018

Seismometer Readings Could Offer Debris Flow Early Warning

Robert Perkins
A debris flow that struck Montecito, California in January was detected by a nearby seismometer
Debris flow
05/15/2018

JPL News: Old Data Reveal New Evidence of Europa Plumes

Re-examining data from an old mission brings new insights to the question of whether Jupiter's moon Europa has the ingredients to support life.
artist's illustration of Jupiter and Europa with the Galileo spacecraft
05/04/2018

Studying Turbulent Seas: A Conversation with Jörn Callies

Robert Perkins
New faculty member Jörn Callies discusses his work studying the eddies and turbulent features that dictate how carbon dioxide and heat are soaked up by the ocean.
Jörn Callies
03/09/2018

JPL News: Jupiter's Jet-Streams Are Unearthly

Newly published findings from the Juno mission improve understanding of Jupiter's interior structure.
Juno
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