08/09/2018 12:51:43
Robert Perkins
Satellite radar data shows how the ground beneath SoCal rises and falls over annual and decadal time scales with the pumping in and out of groundwater.
Seasonal
06/07/2018 11:50:21
The Curiosity rover has found new evidence that Mars could have supported ancient life.
image of Curiosity rover
06/06/2018 12:01:26
Scientists from NASA's Juno mission describe the ways in which lightning on Jupiter is actually analogous to Earth's lightning.
artist's concept of lightning distribution in Jupiter's northern hemisphere
05/15/2018 13:52:26
Re-examining data from an old mission brings new insights to the question of whether Jupiter's moon Europa has the ingredients to support life.
artist's illustration of Jupiter and Europa with the Galileo spacecraft
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
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
06/05/2017 16:09:00
Robert Perkins
Caltech's Bethany Ehlmann will receive the 2017 Harold C. Urey Prize for outstanding achievement in planetary research by an early-career scientist.
Bethany Ehlmann
06/01/2017 11:12:42
The Mars Curiosity rover has provided evidence that an ancient lake on Mars supported chemical reactions that are fundamental to the basic functions of life.
Crater
05/04/2017 18:56:07
NASA's Curiosity Mars rover has sampled sand dunes on Mars in the first close-up study of active dunes anywhere other than Earth.
Mars dunes
03/30/2017 14:27:59
Robert Perkins
A new study adds 41 new types of cyanobacteria, and helps pin down when in history they "invented" oxygen-producing photosynthesis.
Bacterial mats
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