Earth and Environment News

04/17/2018 08:32:41
Robert Perkins
Geologist Claire Bucholz searches in ancient igneous rocks for evidence for the ways that oxygen began shaping the earth 2.5 billion years ago.
Bucholz
04/11/2018 09:48:23
Robert Perkins
Four Caltech faculty members will deliver seminars during Earth Week about climate and how it is changing.
Earth
04/05/2018 11:01:00
Emily Velasco
Researchers in the lab of Frances Arnold have used directed evolution to breed bacteria that produce synthetically versatile, high-energy carbon rings in an efficient way.
An artist's depiction of a bacterial enzyme and the high-energy carbon ring it created.
04/02/2018 11:46:34
In her April 11 Watson Lecture, Victoria Orphan will talk about the activities of marine microorganisms from those at the ocean surface to those deep in the earth’s crust.
Victoria Orphan
02/09/2018 06:54:48
A project team that includes Caltech's Bethany Ehlmann will place a sensor on the International Space Station to study dust sources and gauge dust’s impact on Earth's climate.
EMIT
02/06/2018 09:01:27
Emily Velasco
Researchers in the lab of Harry Gray have discovered how a catalyst splits water using solar power, opening the door to economically viable solar-fuel production.
A graphical representation of the molecular structure of the solar-fuel catalyst developed at Caltech.
12/20/2017 11:00:24
Robert Perkins
Scientists create a model for the maximum magnitude of an earthquake that can be caused through wastewater injection.
Rupture
12/18/2017 14:32:49
Robert Perkins
As levels of atmospheric nitric oxide decline rapidly due to air quality regulations, North American cities may soon experience higher levels of airborne organic hydroperoxides.
Smog
12/14/2017 11:30:04
A new study from researchers at Caltech and JPL finds evidence of geologic activity on the dwarf planet Ceres.
Ceres
12/01/2017 11:17:41
Robert Perkins
Underwater robots monitoring the waters off of Antarctica discover that near-bottom ocean mixing is enhanced where strong currents intersect steep undersea topography.
Ocean ice
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