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JPL Named Among ‘Best Places to Work in 2022’

Wednesday, January 12, 2022 | 8:27 am

In its debut on Glassdoor’s list, which is based solely on the input of employees, JPL appeared at No. 12 among large U.S. employers. NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory has been named one of the Best Places to Work in 2022 among large employers in the U.S., rank... More »


Seven Caltech Faculty are Principal Investigators on NIH BRAIN Grants

Monday, December 27, 2021 | 3:08 pm

Seven Caltech researchers are principal investigators on eight new neuroscience grants from the National Institutes of Health’s Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) Initiative. “Ultrasonic Genetically Encoded Calcium Indicators... More »


Outstanding Students Can Get Messages Beamed to Them By The Mars Rover

Sunday, December 19, 2021 | 5:48 am

Teachers, educators, and community members throughout the U.S. can nominate their favorite students in Grades 6 to 8 who have demonstrated that they have the right stuff to move past obstacles and reach their academic goals to NASA’s “You’ve Got Perseverance” ... More »


NASA JPL’s Perseverance Mars Rover Makes Surprising Discoveries

Thursday, December 16, 2021 | 6:15 am

? Scientists with NASA’s Perseverance Mars rover mission in Pasadena have discovered that the bedrock their six-wheeled explorer has been driving on since landing in February likely formed from red-hot magma. The discovery has implications for understanding an... More »