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Robert Perkins
A new study suggests that efficient nutrient consumption by plankton in the Southern Ocean drove carbon sequestration in the deep ocean during the ice ages.
Robert Perkins
New minerals found in the Khatyrka meteorite, famed for containing the only known naturally occurring quasicrystals.
Robert Perkins
A new computer model from Caltech shows how sea ice can freeze icebergs together into a bulwark against glacial movement—and how thinning sea ice can suddenly break apart.
Judy Hill
Four presidents discuss the role of institutions of higher education in times of political change and social turmoil.
Robert Perkins
Studying the second-most-prevalent greenhouse gas in the atmosphere presents research challenges that are being tackled at Caltech.
First mud cracks on Mars confirmed by NASA's Curiosity Mars rover.
On January 8, the CBS television program 60 Minutes included a segment called “The Hunt for Planet 9,” featuring Caltech researchers Mike Brown and Konstantin Batygin.
Robert Perkins
Nine months of continual radar observation reveals the complex changing patterns of ice stream movement in three dimensions that can inform predictions for the speed at which the ice caps will respond to a warming climate.
Robert Perkins
Sampling at the site of the 2015-2016 natural gas leak explores how microbes respond to a flood of methane.
Researchers at Caltech, NASA/JPL, and other institutions are working on autonomous submarine drones that can make decisions on the fly.
Lori Dajose
In the Richard C. Biedebach Memorial Lecture, Konstantin Batygin will present the case for Planet Nine.
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