News articles tagged with "JPL"

02/14/2017 11:45:54
A planet and a star are having a tumultuous romance that can be detected from 370 light-years away.
illustration of a blue planet orbiting a yellow sun
02/03/2017 09:08:57
Whitney Clavin
Caltech and JPL scientists and the cast, crew, and producers of the popular Syfy series The Expanse teamed up at Caltech for a panel discussion of the science behind the show,
01/24/2017 14:50:04
The supernova SN 2014C dramatically changed in appearance over the course of a year, surprising astronomers.
Chandra image of galaxy NGC 7331
01/12/2017 08:49:57
Whitney Clavin
A Caltech team has designed and built a new imaging spectrograph to map streams of gas that feed forming galaxies.
Chris Martin with KCWI
01/06/2017 11:53:07
A mysterious neutron star has been caught behaving like two distinct objects—a radio pulsar and a magnetar.
Pulsar artist's concept
12/07/2016 14:39:57
Researchers at Caltech, NASA/JPL, and other institutions are working on autonomous submarine drones that can make decisions on the fly.
photo of Steve Chien with drones
11/21/2016 08:02:49
Robert Perkins
The 32nd International von Kármán Wings Award goes to Caltech alumnus and trustee Charles Trimble, famed for commercializing GPS technology.
Award presentation
11/03/2016 15:27:49
Lori Dajose
JPL scientist Carol Raymond will give the November 9 Watson Lecture.
Carol Raymond
11/02/2016 16:50:26
The Huntington's new Orbit Pavilion, a collaboration with JPL, lets visitors "hear" 19 of NASA's Earth science satellites pass over them.
photo of the Huntington's Orbit Pavilion
10/31/2016 15:35:44
Today marks the 80th anniversary of the founding of JPL, which traces its roots to a small band of young experimenters who started testing their handmade rocket engines in Pasadena's Arroyo Seco on Halloween day in 1936.
Photo: JPL rocketry pioneers test rocket engines in Pasadena's Arroyo Seco in 1936.
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