A new study from researchers at Caltech and JPL finds evidence of geologic activity on the dwarf planet Ceres.
Kimm Fesenmaier
Ken Farley, the project scientist for NASA's next Mars rover, a mission called Mars 2020, and the W.M. Keck Foundation Professor of Geochemistry at Caltech, talks about how the Mars 2020 landing site selection process is shaping up.
Kimm Fesenmaier
A team of scientists led by Caltech has pieced together the first complete account of what physically happened during the Gorkha earthquake—a picture that explains how the large temblor left the majority of low-story buildings in Kathmandu unscathed.
Rod Pyle
July 14 marks 50 years of visual reconnaissance of the solar system by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), beginning with Mariner 4's flyby of Mars in 1965.
NASA participated for the first time in Norway's annual oil spill cleanup exercise in the North Sea on June 8 through 11. Scientists flew a specialized NASA airborne instrument to monitor a controlled release of oil into the sea.
Kimm Fesenmaier
Taking advantage of airborne radar tools, Caltech researchers provide two possible explanations for a series of unusual earthquakes seen in Iceland during a period of volcanic activity that started in August last year.
Jessica Stoller-Conrad
A new way of using the technologies aboard JPL's OCO-2 satellite allows researchers to monitor plant health and productivity on a global scale.
Kimm Fesenmaier
New device created by Caltech chemists opens the door for many new applications in a variety of fields from astronomy to chemistry and beyond.
Kathy Svitil
Weight of water molecules may be key to formation of its giant storms.
Kimm Fesenmaier
Smartphones could contribute to early warning systems for large earthquakes, according to a new study.
Kimm Fesenmaier
Where are they now? Their demise might have cleared the way for the formation of planets like home sweet Earth.
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