Research News

11/26/2018 14:43:05
The Mars InSight lander successfully landed on the Red Planet on Nov. 26.
InSight team
11/21/2018 12:24:34
Robert Perkins
José Andrade's work on force transmission through granular materials has helped inform the recently launched mission to probe down into the soil of Mars.
InSight
11/21/2018 08:32:00
Robert Perkins
Scientists reviewing data from the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter have found a data-processing artifact that, in small regions, makes it appear that certain minerals are present.
Dark streaks
11/20/2018 11:24:08
Emily Velasco
In recent years, researchers have begun finding that the results of many scientific studies cannot be replicated, throwing into question their validity.
A graphic showing a scientist looking into a microscope. The image is duplicated four times, with each copy becoming more obscured than the last
11/20/2018 10:25:30
Whitney Clavin
New observations of a young gas giant demonstrate the power of a ground-based method to search for signatures of life.
Artwork of exoplanet HR 8799 c
11/19/2018 10:00:13
Mars 2020 will land at Jezero Crater, an impact basin that was once home to a river delta.
Jezero Crater
11/16/2018 09:49:10
Lori Dajose
Caltech scientists have now identified the complex role a particular protein plays in helping stem cells develop into T-lymphocytes, powerful immune cells.
A heat map of gene expression
11/15/2018 10:24:39
Whitney Clavin
A massive star that exploded in a supernova known as "type Ic" may have been pinpointed for the first time.
Artwork of possible progenitor star
11/14/2018 12:41:07
New results from the Spitzer Space Telescope put limits on the size of the asteroid 'Oumuamua.
Artwork of asteroid
11/12/2018 12:37:09
Whitney Clavin
A new method for learning the structures of small molecules, such as hormones, is "like science fiction."
Tyler Fulton