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JPL, L.A. Mayor Form Partnership

Monday, July 20, 2009 | 2:44 pm

In an attempt to reduce water usage and greenhouse gas emissions, NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory forged a one-of-a-kind, three-year partnership on Monday with the city of Los Angeles and the Department of Water and Power, the nation’s largest municipal u... More »


JPL Captures Colorful Images from Mars

Tuesday, July 14, 2009 | 1:31 pm

Scientists at Jet Propulsion Laboratory have created a portrait of a moving dust devil by combining three images of Mars taken seconds apart, it was announced on July 14. A set of unmanned cameras of Spirit captured images of a whirlwind-like substance on the ... More »


Biotech Executive Joins Caltech Board of Trustees

Friday, June 19, 2009 | 10:09 am

Kevin W. Sharer, chief executive officer and president of Amgen Inc., the world’s largest biotechnology company, has been named a trustee of the California Institute of Technology (Caltech). From October 1992 to May 2000, Sharer served as the president and chi... More »


U.S. Secretary of Energy Speaks At Caltech Commencement

Friday, June 12, 2009 | 2:41 pm

U.S. Secretary of Energy and renowned physicist Steven Chu, Ph.D., spoke today at Caltech’s 115th annual commencement. Chu, the 12th United States Secretary of Energy, is a distinguished experimental physicist and scientific administrator and Nobel Laureate. A... More »