RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Jet Propulsion Laboratory

A collection of news and information related to Jet Propulsion Laboratory published by this site and its partners.

Top Jet Propulsion Laboratory Articles

Displaying items 34-44
  • Mike Huckabee, Zachary Quinto visit Bill Maher

    Mike Huckabee, Zachary Quinto visit Bill Maher
    Are you fascinated by the prospect of Mike Huckabee on "Real Time With Bill Maher"? You can enjoy that face-off at 10 p.m. Friday on HBO. A replay follows at 11:30 p.m. Former Gov. Huckabee, R-Ark., will be the top-of-show guest. Hydrologist Jay...
  • Spotted: A planet 10 times the size of Jupiter with four suns

    Spotted: A planet 10 times the size of Jupiter with four suns
    Astronomers have discovered a massive planet with four suns only 125 light-years from Earth. The planet is at least 10 times as big as Jupiter, and scientists say it probably has no actual surface to stand on. But if you could fly a spacecraft into...
  • Opportunity rover completes marathon mark

    Opportunity rover completes marathon mark
    How long does it take to complete a marathon on Mars? About 11 years and two months – if you’ve got six wheels and a solar-powered battery. NASA’s spunky rover Opportunity crossed the Olympic marathon mark last week, putting 26.219...
  • Local teens earn Eagle Scout ranking

    Local teens earn Eagle Scout ranking
    Five members of Jet Propulsion Laboratory Boy Scout Troop 509 were recently feted at a Court of Honor in February after having achieved the rank of Eagle Scout. Ethan Angold, Henry Bley, Ian de Moura, Hunter Farrington and Grant McComb were honored on...
  • Rising temps to bring dry end to Southern California's poor rainy season

    Rising temps to bring dry end to Southern California's poor rainy season
    Temperatures are expected to heat up toward the end of next week, signaling a dry, disappointing and foreboding end to the region’s rainy season as four years of low precipitation continue. After several days of near-seasonal weather early in...
  • Record-breaking heat puts brakes on some marathon runners

    Record-breaking heat puts brakes on some marathon runners
    For panting runners and walkers nearing the 20-mile marker of the Los Angeles Marathon, the cool mist of a fire hose felt like a blessing. "Thanks, you guys!" one man shouted as he strode through the spray. "Yes! Oh, God, yes!" More than 22,000 people...
  • Saturday is the Pi Day of the century! Here's how to celebrate

    Saturday is the Pi Day of the century! Here's how to celebrate
    Happy Pi Day of the century! Every March 14, math enthusiasts around the world celebrate the mathematical constant known as pi, often written simply as 3.14. Pi describes the ratio of a circle's circumference to its diameter, and it represents an...
  • Video chat: Welcome to Ceres! Dawn enters dwarf planet's orbit

    Video chat: Welcome to Ceres! Dawn enters dwarf planet's orbit
    Scientists at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory are celebrating after NASA’s Dawn spacecraft entered orbit around Ceres early Friday morning, marking the first visit to a dwarf planet. Launched in September 2007, Dawn traveled 3.1 billion miles over ...
  • After 7-year journey, NASA spacecraft on first visit to dwarf planet

    After 7-year journey, NASA spacecraft on first visit to dwarf planet
    After a nearly eight-year journey, a NASA spacecraft on Friday flawlessly slipped into orbit around Ceres in the first visit to a dwarf planet. The Dawn craft will circle the dwarf planet for more than a year, exploring its surface and unraveling its...
  • Hello Ceres! NASA spacecraft on first visit to dwarf planet

    Hello Ceres! NASA spacecraft on first visit to dwarf planet
    After a nearly eight-year journey, a NASA spacecraft on Friday flawlessly slipped into orbit around Ceres in the first visit to a dwarf planet. The robotic Dawn craft will circle the dwarf planet for more than a year, exploring its surface and unraveling...
  • Hail covers H.B. sand; voluntary evacuations in Newport

    Hail covers H.B. sand; voluntary evacuations in Newport
    Hail fell along some Orange County beaches Monday, and warnings about lightning strikes prompted voluntary evacuations near the water in Newport Beach. Small hail fell an inch deep in Huntington Beach, according to the National Weather Service. Photos...