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The Massively Big Picture
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
Voyager Spacecraft Celebrates 40 Years in Space
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
How Friction Evolves During an Earthquake
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
Celebrating 40 Years of Voyager
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
JPL News: NASA's Voyager Spacecraft Still Reaching for the Stars
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
Holographic Imaging Could Be Used to Detect Signs of Life in Space
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
Key to Speeding Up Carbon Sequestration Discovered
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
NASA's Juno Spacecraft Spots Jupiter's Great Red Spot
07/12/2017

NASA's Juno Spacecraft Spots Jupiter's Great Red Spot

Images are now available from Juno's July 10 flyby of Jupiter's Great Red Spot.
Great Red Spot
NASA's Juno Spacecraft Completes Flyby over Jupiter's Great Red Spot
07/11/2017

NASA's Juno Spacecraft Completes Flyby over Jupiter's Great Red Spot

The NASA Juno mission completed a flyby of Jupiter on July 10 and will be sending images -- including close-ups of the Great Red Spot -- in the coming days.
Juno
Why No One Under 20 Has Experienced a Day Without NASA at Mars
07/04/2017

Why No One Under 20 Has Experienced a Day Without NASA at Mars

July 4, 2017 marks the 20th anniversary of the Mars Pathfinder spacecraft's touchdown on Mars.
Pathfinder