NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory California Institute of Technology JPL Home Earth Solar System Stars & Galaxies Science & Technology Bring the Universe to You JPL Email News RSS Podcast Video
Follow this link to skip to the main content

Home
Research
Opportunities
Community
News and Events
Announcements
News Board
Seminars
ST icon
Office of the Chief Scientist and Chief Technologist
News and Events

News Board

Briefing on the Pheonix lander
The Media Relations Office at JPL is responsible for issuing press releases and hosting media events. As an institution, discussing new discoveries with the public is key to JPL's success as an institution. Below are selected press releases from JPL about new advances in many research fields.
Machines Teach Astronomers About Stars
The same technology that suggests what movies you might like to watch is helping astronomers learn about stars Read the news release 'Machines Teach Astronomers About Stars'

NASA Robot Plunges Into Volcano to Explore Fissure
Researchers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory are developing robots to explore volcanoes. Read the news release 'NASA Robot Plunges Into Volcano to Explore Fissure'

NASA Finds Good News on Forests and Carbon Dioxide
A NASA-led study suggests that tropical forests absorb more carbon dioxide than scientists thought. That means, if left undisturbed, the tropical trees should be able to continue reducing the rate of global warming. Read the news release 'NASA Finds Good News on Forests and Carbon Dioxide'

Small CubeSat Provides Big Space Experience
The future looks bright for CubeSats at JPL Read the news release 'Small CubeSat Provides Big Space Experience'

Gecko Grippers Get a Microgravity Test Flight
Gecko-inspired grippers might one day help service satellites and collect orbital debris. Read the news release 'Gecko Grippers Get a Microgravity Test Flight'

NASA Highlights Drought, Mars, Arctic Warming at Science Conference
NASA researchers, including some from JPL, will present new findings on a wide range of Earth and space science topics next week at the annual meeting of the American Geophysical Union in San Francisco. Read the news release 'NASA Highlights Drought, Mars, Arctic Warming at Science Conference'

JPL and UCLA Develop Spectrometer Chip Based on CMOS Smartphone Technology for Future NASA Instruments
New low-power spectrometer processor chip capable of detecting trace gases. Read the news release 'JPL and UCLA Develop Spectrometer Chip Based on CMOS Smartphone Technology for Future NASA Instruments'

OPALS: Light Beams Let Data Rates Soar
You may know opals as fiery gemstones, but something special called OPALS is floating above us in space. Read the news release 'OPALS: Light Beams Let Data Rates Soar'

Two Robots, One Challenge, Endless Possibility
An innovative robot developed at JPL will perform several disaster-relief tasks in next year's DARPA Robotics Challenge finals. Read the news release 'Two Robots, One Challenge, Endless Possibility'

Students 'Keep It Moving' for Contest at JPL
Twenty teams of students from Southern California middle and high schools, plus seven JPL teams, competed in the JPL Invention Challenge, called 'Keep It Moving.' Read the news release 'Students 'Keep It Moving' for Contest at JPL'

PREVIOUS - NEXT


Site Manager:  Brian Knosp
Webmasters:  Cornell Lewis, Maryia Davis

JPL Clearance:  CL#08-4147