05/30/2017 15:36:37
Robert Perkins
At the Caltech Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences 90th Anniversary symposium, alumni from throughout the division's history shared their stories.
GPS 90th
04/28/2017 16:35:17
Robert Perkins
Witnesses to the history of GPS will return to campus to share experiences with the Caltech community at a daylong celebration of the division's 90th anniversary.
photo of two row boats on a Grand Canyon expedition in 1939
03/06/2017 17:21:34
Robert Perkins
New minerals found in the Khatyrka meteorite, famed for containing the only known naturally occurring quasicrystals.
Minerals
11/10/2016 11:36:28
Robert Perkins
Caltech provost Edward Stolper will be honored with the highest award of the Mineralogical Society of America, recognizing his outstanding original research.
Edward Stolper
10/24/2016 10:47:13
Lori Dajose
A conversation with Alice Michel (BS '16), who spearheaded the effort to give geobiology a home on Wikipedia.
09/21/2016 22:29:39
Lori Dajose
The "no strings attached" fellowships award $625,000 over five years.
08/24/2016 12:05:16
Robert Perkins
Engineers use individual grains as force gauges to calculate how stress moves through sand, granular rocks, and soils.
06/30/2016 11:04:39
Unusual wind-sculpted sand ripples have been discovered on Mars.
Curiosity
06/16/2016 08:18:28
Kathy Svitil
Gerald Wasserburg, John D. MacArthur Professor of Geology and Geophysics, Emeritus, passed away on June 13, 2016. He was 89 years old.
06/13/2016 12:02:09
Robert Perkins
Experiment demonstrates that rare, naturally occurring quasicrystals could have been formed by high-speed impacts in space.
Diffraction pattern
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