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  • Antarctic ice melts and California's response is ... a bullet train?

    Antarctic ice melts and California's response is ... a bullet train?
    You’ve been hearing it more often lately: Things are warming up faster than scientists had  predicted. Now, a study out of UC Irvine and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory ups the ante, saying that rapidly melting ice in Antarctica contains enough mass...
  • Forest trails closed by 2009 Station Fire reopening for Memorial Day

    Forest trails closed by 2009 Station Fire reopening for Memorial Day
    All trails previously shuttered since the 2009 Station Fire will reopen in time for Memorial Day on Saturday at Angeles National Forest. The reopening provides about 46,000 acres of available space for hiking, camping and picknicking, according to...
  • Irreversible collapse of Antarctic glaciers has begun, studies say

    Irreversible collapse of Antarctic glaciers has begun, studies say
    A slow-motion and irreversible collapse of a massive cluster of glaciers in Antarctica has begun, and could cause sea levels to rise across the planet by another 4 feet within 200 years, scientists concluded in two studies released Monday. Researchers...
  • Two CV students among app honorees

    Two CV students among app honorees
    La Crescenta students dominated in a first-ever science, technology, engineering and math competition that asked students in the 28th Congressional district to create digital applications. At the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in La Caņada on Tuesday, Rep....
  • Curiosity's camera spies first asteroids seen from Martian surface

    Curiosity's camera spies first asteroids seen from Martian surface
    Gazing up at the Red Planet’s pair of moons, NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity has caught two famous asteroids zipping across the night sky – marking the first time such space rocks have ever been caught on camera from the Martian surface....
  • Asteroid to pass by Earth on Sunday. Wave hello to 'the Beast!'

    Asteroid to pass by Earth on Sunday. Wave hello to 'the Beast!'
    An asteroid the length of a New York city block will zip past Earth on Sunday, June 8, coming within 770,000 miles of our planet at its closest approach. Nicknamed "the Beast," it has been designated a "potentially hazardous asteroid" because of its...
  • Engineer and artist honored by Maine West

     Engineer and artist honored by Maine West
    Before he was named a 2014 Maine West Distinguished Alumnus, Elliott "Kip" Dodge worked as a car designer, an aerospace engineer for Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, on Mars missions and presented his...
  • Learning Matters: GCC choir provides a fun outlet

    Learning Matters: GCC choir provides a fun outlet
    I have written and spoken many times — including in this column last September — about the academic and social benefits of music education for children. Learning to read music is learning a new symbolic language. Learning rhythms is an...
  • $17.9-billion funding plan for NASA would boost planetary science

    $17.9-billion funding plan for NASA would boost planetary science
    The House Appropriations Committee recommended $17.9 billion in funding for NASA on Thursday, significantly boosting planetary science programs at Jet Propulsion Laboratories in La Canada Flintridge and continuing operation of a Palmdale-based flying...
  • NASA: House bill substantially increases planetary funding budget

    NASA: House bill substantially increases planetary funding budget
    The Mars 2020 missions can remain on track and general funding for planetary science will be significantly boosted if a drafted proposal giving NASA $17.6 billion is approved, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) announced Wednesday.  The draft proposal,...
  • June Wayne retrospective celebrates an artist who loved science

    June Wayne retrospective celebrates an artist who loved science
    A new retrospective of work by June Wayne is opening at the Pasadena Museum of California Art, and science lovers will want to check it out. Wayne was an artist who counted rocket scientists at Caltech and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory among her close...