| May 6, 2015
| 1:46 PM
About 30 of La Cañada High School's 60 clubs resurrected the school's spring festival concept on Saturday, May 2 on campus, where several progressive student groups, along with carnival games, live music, food and rides, became a draw to the wider...
| Apr 14, 2015
| 4:39 PM
The first scientific paper to include observations from the surface of a speeding comet has been released, marking a new era in cometary science.
The paper, published Tuesday in the journal Science, uses data from the European Space Agency's Philae...
| Apr 15, 2015
| 7:32 PM
Two former colleagues at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory found themselves in the center of a media whirlwind last week when word got out they’d named an asteroid for Pakistani activist and the world’s youngest Nobel Prize laureate, Malala...
| Apr 14, 2015
| 1:15 PM
Tasting the air and testing the temperature, NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity has shown that there could potentially be salty water currently beneath the Red Planet’s surface.
If the brine does exist, there’s not much, it occurs only...
| Apr 10, 2015
| 7:09 PM
It’s almost showtime, Ceres. NASA’s Dawn spacecraft has sent back the first images of the dwarf planet after spending about a month approaching from the mysterious little world’s dark side, officials at Jet Propulsion Laboratory said...
| Apr 28, 2015
| 2:25 PM
Five individuals and one high school organization have been selected winners of this year’s prestigious Les Tupper Community Service Awards and are to be honored in a May 11 ceremony in von Karman Auditorium at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory....
| Apr 24, 2015
| 5:59 PM
The search for life beyond our solar system is about to get a boost of brain power.
This week NASA convened the first meeting of a team of scientists who will work collectively to determine the best way to look for signs of life around other stars....
| Apr 24, 2015
| 4:30 AM
Among the pillars and valleys of a nebula 20,000 light-years from Earth, a stellar nursery of glowing gas and dust nurtures thousands of baby stars. This cosmic fireworks display comes to Earth courtesy of the Hubble Space Telescope, which celebrates...
| Apr 20, 2015
| 10:08 AM
California’s dwindling snowpack and warmer temperatures continue to increase the risk of fires in already parched national forests.
With the state’s snowpack at only 5%, water resources in the 18 national forests in California are low and...
| Apr 19, 2015
| 4:00 AM
It's called "the blob," and some blame it for the thousands of dead seabirds and emaciated sea lion pups that have washed ashore on California beaches since late last year.
Ever since an unusually warm mass of seawater began spreading along the...
| Apr 18, 2015
| 4:17 PM
Kent Kellogg, project manager for NASA’s Soil Moisture Mapping Project Mission (SMAP), will speak on the mission and its science and applications at the annual Les Tupper Community Service Awards at 7 p.m. Monday, May 11, at Jet Propulsion...