Robert Perkins
A debris flow that struck Montecito, California in January was detected by a nearby seismometer
Robert Perkins
Caltech provost Edward Stolper will be honored with the highest award of the Mineralogical Society of America, recognizing his outstanding original research.
Lori Dajose
The "no strings attached" fellowships award $625,000 over five years.
photo of Dianne Newman and Victoria Orphan
Robert Perkins
Engineers use individual grains as force gauges to calculate how stress moves through sand, granular rocks, and soils.
Unusual wind-sculpted sand ripples have been discovered on Mars.
Kathy Svitil
Gerald Wasserburg, John D. MacArthur Professor of Geology and Geophysics, Emeritus, passed away on June 13, 2016. He was 89 years old.
Robert Perkins
Experiment demonstrates that rare, naturally occurring quasicrystals could have been formed by high-speed impacts in space.
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