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LOS ANGELES (AP) — NASA’s Curiosity rover has uncovered signs of an ancient freshwater lake on Mars that may have teemed with tiny organisms for tens of millions of years, far longer than scientists had […]
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — The California Institute of Technology has announced the appointment of physicist Thomas F. Rosenbaum as its new president. Rosenbaum is currently the provost and John T. Wilson Distinguished Service Professor […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former Jet Propulsion Laboratory director Bruce C. Murray, who battled Washington and NASA over money, projects and policy, has died. He was 81. Murray died at his home in Oceanside at […]
LANCASTER, Calif. (AP) — C. Gordon Fullerton, a former astronaut who flew on two space shuttle missions and had an extensive career as a research and test pilot for NASA and the Air Force, died […]
CINCINNATI (AP) — Ohio native Charles Richter’s scale for measuring the power of earthquakes isn’t as widely used as before, but he has fans determined to make sure his name and legacy don’t fade away.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — NASA scientists say tests on a Mars rock show the planet could have supported primitive life. The analysis was done by the rover Curiosity, which drilled into the rock, crushed it and tested a tiny sample. Watch video here.
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — California Institute of Technology President Jean-Lou Chameau plans to step down from his position at the prestigious institute this year to lead a new Saudi Arabian university.
The big sports news comes from college baseball. The California Institute of Technology beat Pacifica 9-to-7 to end their losing streak of 228 straight.
A new study raises the possibility that a major earthquake could occur along the entire length of the San Andreas Fault. KFWB‘s Pete Demitriou checked in with Penny and Phil on LA’s Morning News from […]
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Astronomers estimate one in six stars in our Milky Way galaxy has a planet the size of Earth orbiting it. That translates to at least 17 billion Earth-size planets.
LOS ANGELES (AP) – A galaxy once considered the oldest has reclaimed its title. Poring through Hubble Space Telescope photos, a scientific team recalculated the galaxy’s age and determined it is 13.3 billion years old – not a mere 13.2 billion.
LOS ANGELES (AP) – The NASA rover Curiosity has beamed back pictures of bedrock that suggest a fast-moving stream, possibly waist-deep, once flowed on Mars – a find that the mission’s chief scientist called exciting. […]