Earth and Environment News

06/20/2018 14:03:06
Robert Perkins
Marco Bernardi and David Hsieh rule out a commonly held belief about a promising solar cell material
Solar cells
06/18/2018 15:27:54
Lori Dajose
A new study makes the first global estimates of the mass of life on Earth.
06/13/2018 14:30:23
Robert Perkins
Geobiologist Victoria Orphan is one of three recipients of the 2018 NOMIS Distinguished Scientist and Scholar Award.
Victoria Orphan
05/30/2018 08:23:50
Robert Perkins
A debris flow that struck Montecito, California in January was detected by a nearby seismometer
Debris flow
05/22/2018 14:58:26
The twin spacecraft of the GRACE-FO mission to monitor the movement of water in the earth have been successfully launched into orbit
Launch
05/08/2018 14:16:34
Robert Perkins
A study by the Tokyo Institute of Technology and Caltech finds that magnetic fields can be manipulated to affect naturally occurring magnetite in tissue, hindering ice formation
Freezer burn
05/05/2018 12:29:58
The Mars InSight mission has successfully launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base and is on its way to the Red Planet.
LIftoff
05/04/2018 10:50:31
Robert Perkins
New faculty member Jörn Callies discusses his work studying the eddies and turbulent features that dictate how carbon dioxide and heat are soaked up by the ocean.
Jörn Callies
04/20/2018 13:27:57
Robert Perkins
Four Caltech faculty members delivered lectures during Earth Week about climate and how it is changing.
Earth
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
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