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Jet Propulsion Laboratory

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  • NASA launches Earth-observing satellite

    A NASA satellite lifted off early Saturday on a three-year mission to track the amount of water locked in soil, which may help residents in low-lying regions brace for floods or farmers prepare for drought conditions.
  • Local students to compete in Energy Department science competition

    Local students to compete in Energy Department science competition
    Here's a question for you: What are the names for the pyrimidine bases found in DNA? That's just one example of the many challenges that a few dozen high school students in Huntington Beach and Irvine will field this weekend in a quiz-style...

    Students abuzz over Science Bowl contest

    La Cañada High School is prepared to compete in a regional science competition at Jet Propulsion Laboratory this Saturday, following months of preparation in hopes they'll compete in the National Science Bowl. La Cañada High teacher Eryn Walsh said a...

    Watch: Vampire bat robot uses its wings for walking

    Watch: Vampire bat robot uses its wings for walking
    This robot is so talented it's scary. Scientists at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne have built a robot inspired by the vampire bat that can walk and fly using its foldable wings. The Deployable Air Land Exploration Robot, or DALER,...

    Mountain of an asteroid will be visible from Earth tonight

    Mountain of an asteroid will be visible from Earth tonight
    A mountainous asteroid will make a near-Earth pass Monday night, giving us a preview of an event that could have our descendants sweating. Asteroid 2004 BL86, about five football fields wide, will come within 745,000 miles of Earth -- about three...