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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
08/09/2018

JPL News: New Satellite Map Shows Ground Deformation After Indonesian Quake

Satellite data reveals ground deformation following a 6.9-magnitude earthquake in Indonesia.
Map
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.
07/24/2018

Can We Invent Our Way Out of Global Problems?

Venture capitalist and Caltech trustee Brad Jones puts his money on ingenuity with a gift to the Institute.
Brad Jones Portrait
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
06/20/2018

Chalk One Up for Science

Caltech team draws space-themed work at Pasadena Chalk Festival.
Keane (bottom) and Li apply the finishing touches to a planetary science/space exploration-themed chalk drawing at the festival on June 16.
06/13/2018

Victoria Orphan Receives NOMIS Distinguished Scientist and Scholar Award

Robert Perkins
Geobiologist Victoria Orphan is one of three recipients of the 2018 NOMIS Distinguished Scientist and Scholar Award.
Victoria Orphan
06/11/2018

Caltech Celebrates Newest Cohort of Named Professors

During the 2017-18 academic year, Caltech recognized six faculty members with their first named professorship—the Institute's most distinguished award for individual faculty.
photo of arches in Blacker House