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09/28/2017

Scenes from Frosh Camp

Lorinda Dajose
Many students got their first exposure to geology on the annual hike at freshmen orientation.
Paul Asimow, the Eleanor and John R. McMillan Professor of Geology and Geochemistry, talks to students from atop a stump during the Frosh Camp geology hike.
09/15/2017

Cassini's Final Plunge

Robert Perkins
Engineers, scientists, and their families gather at Caltech and JPL to witness as Cassini ends its 20-year journey with a final plunge into Saturn.
Saturn
09/12/2017

Farewell to Cassini

Members of the Cassini science team gather to commemorate the end of a decades-long mission to explore Saturn, its rings, and its moons.
Members of the Cassini science team gather in front of Beckman Auditorium.
09/01/2017

The Massively Big Picture

Mark Simons is part of a movement to add precise and panoramic perspectives to previously limited geographic observations.
Mark Simons
08/17/2017

Voyager Spacecraft Celebrates 40 Years in Space

Whitney Clavin
A new video highlights Caltech professor Ed Stone, the only person ever to have held the position of project scientist for NASA's Voyager mission.
Ed Stone
08/15/2017

How Friction Evolves During an Earthquake

Robert Perkins
Using high-speed photography and digital image correlation techniques, engineers study how friction along a faultline evolves during an earthquake.
Wind Tunnel
08/04/2017

Celebrating 40 Years of Voyager

Robert Perkins
Key figures from the Voyager mission participated in a panel discussion and screening of the new documentary "The Farthest—Voyager In Space" on July 29.
Farthest teaser
07/31/2017

JPL News: NASA's Voyager Spacecraft Still Reaching for the Stars

The Voyager spacecraft will celebrate 40 years in space this August and September.
Artist's concept of Voyager
07/20/2017

Holographic Imaging Could Be Used to Detect Signs of Life in Space

Robert Perkins
Caltech engineer Jay Nadeau says a method called digital holographic microscopy could be used to detect living microbes in space.
Plumes
07/17/2017

Key to Speeding Up Carbon Sequestration Discovered

Robert Perkins
Scientists identify the slow part of a chemical reaction that allows carbon to be sequestered in the ocean, and demonstrate how to speed it up with a common enzyme.
Calcite