Robert Perkins
Caltech's Bethany Ehlmann will receive the 2017 Harold C. Urey Prize for outstanding achievement in planetary research by an early-career scientist.
The Mars Curiosity rover has provided evidence that an ancient lake on Mars supported chemical reactions that are fundamental to the basic functions of life.
NASA's Curiosity Mars rover has sampled sand dunes on Mars in the first close-up study of active dunes anywhere other than Earth.
Robert Perkins
A new study adds 41 new types of cyanobacteria, and helps pin down when in history they "invented" oxygen-producing photosynthesis.
First mud cracks on Mars confirmed by NASA's Curiosity Mars rover.
Robert Perkins
Caltech provost Edward Stolper will be honored with the highest award of the Mineralogical Society of America, recognizing his outstanding original research.
Lori Dajose
Caltech's partnership with NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory has made possible countless discoveries about our universe. Current Caltech faculty are participants on 12 missions.
Whitney Clavin
Caltech scientists look forward to data from NASA's Juno mission, now in orbit around Jupiter.
Unusual wind-sculpted sand ripples have been discovered on Mars.
Lori Dajose
Researchers propose a new mechanism to power convection within the earth's interior.
Kimm Fesenmaier
Caltech and JPL researchers identify a process involving UV light from the sun that helps explain how a moderately dense martian atmosphere 3.8 billion years ago could have evolved into the current thin one without invoking a missing carbon reservoir.
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