News articles tagged with "JPL"

05/02/2016 13:00:00
Ramanuj Basu
Michael M. Watkins, the Clare Cockrell Williams Centennial Chair in Aerospace Engineering and Director of the Center for Space Research at The University of Texas at Austin, has been appointed director of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory and vice president at Caltech.
02/19/2016 11:05:40
Lori Dajose
Two members of the Caltech community have been elected to the National Academy of Engineering.
01/25/2016 11:36:45
Humanity has visited Uranus only once, and that was 30 years ago when NASA's Voyager 2 spacecraft got its closest look at the planet.
01/06/2016 11:06:45
Scientists at Caltech and JPL have discovered that black holes are surrounded by clumpy rings of gas and dust.
12/14/2015 13:16:20
Lori Dajose
Here are 15 stories highlighting a few of the discoveries, methods, and technologies that came to life at Caltech in 2015.
11/24/2015 10:29:05
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.
11/17/2015 08:42:27
On its way to higher layers of the mountain where it is investigating how Mars' environment changed billions of years ago, NASA's Curiosity Mars rover will take advantage of a chance to study some modern Martian activity at mobile sand dunes.
10/28/2015 16:36:46
Charles Elachi has announced his intention to retire as director of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory on June 30, 2016 and move to campus as professor emeritus. A national search is underway to identify his successor.
10/27/2015 10:59:30
Two space telescopes have caught a supermassive black hole in the midst of a giant eruption of X-ray light.
10/27/2015 10:00:31
Rod Pyle
Using data from the W. M. Keck Observatory's OSIRIS spectrometer and maps from NASA's Galileo probe, researchers have mapped what may be salt deposits from the ocean below the ice onto the Jovian moon's surface.
Europa, as imaged by NASA's Galileo spacecraft.
10/26/2015 09:16:09
Kimm Fesenmaier
If microbial life exists elsewhere in the solar system, wouldn't we like to actually see it on the move? Bioengineers are already testing a new scope—in extreme environments a bit closer to home—that could capture the 3D videos to make that possible.
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