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Mount Wilson Observatory Set To Open On June 15

Thursday, June 10, 2021 | 1:35 pm

Mount Wilson Observatory will re-open to the public on Tuesday, according to a statement released on Thursday. The observatory closed in early 2020 in accordance with the U.S. Forest Service’s observance of COVID-19 and pandemic safety guidelines.   In Septemb... More »

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Perseverance Mars Rover Begins 1st Science Excursion

Thursday, June 10, 2021 | 7:41 am

? The Jet Propulsion Laboratory has created an interactive, 360-degree video portraying the Perseverance Mars Rover’s vantage point on the Red Planet Wednesday, just as the robotic explorer was preparing to head out for its first trek across the Martian terrai... More »

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JPL: Local Lockdowns Brought Fast Global Ozone Reductions

Wednesday, June 9, 2021 | 3:03 pm

As the coronavirus pandemic slowed global commerce to a crawl in early 2020, emissions of nitrogen oxides — which create ozone, a danger to human health and climate — decreased 15% globally, with local reductions as high as 50%, according to a study published ... More »

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Caltech Undergrad Wins Dual Computer Science Awards

Tuesday, June 8, 2021 | 1:26 pm

Undergraduate student Laura Lewis, who is majoring in math and computer science, has earned a pair of national computer science awards. In April, Lewis, a rising junior from Chester Springs, Pennsylvania, won both the qBraid Technical Challenge in the Quantum ... More »

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Ingenuity Mars Helicopter Could Fly Again This Weekend

Saturday, June 5, 2021 | 5:46 am

The Jet Propulsion Laboratory’s Ingenuity Mars Lander is readying to continue exploring on its seventh flight, which could take place as early as Sunday. The next flight is anticipated no earlier than this Sunday,” JPL said in a written statement. Engineers pl... More »

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2 Caltech Grad Students Named Schmidt Science Fellows

Thursday, June 3, 2021 | 2:52 pm

Two graduate students from Caltech are among 28 young scientists around the world named Schmidt Science Fellows, the organization announced Thursday. As part of the fellowship’s fourth cohort, Shashank Gandhi and Manuel Razo-Mejia will join 56 others across th... More »