NASA researchers, including some from JPL, will present new findings on Earth and space science topics at the next week's American Geophysical Union meeting.
Students from 19 high school teams across Southern California, as well as NASA professionals, took part in a "Hole-in-One" contest in this year's JPL Invention Challenge.
Two tiny, cube-shaped research satellites hitched a ride to Earth orbit to validate new hardware and software technologies for future NASA Earth-observing instruments.
A NASA-led study has discovered a link between sea ice conditions and the melting rate of Totten Glacier in East Antarctica that has implications for sea-level rise.
Since landing on Mars 16 months ago, NASA's Curiosity rover has fired its French-made laser more than 100,000 times to investigate the composition of rocks or soil targets.
Ed Stone, the project scientist for NASA's Voyager mission since 1972, appears on TV with talk show host Stephen Colbert and receives one of NASA's highest honors.
NASA's Cassini spacecraft has obtained the highest-resolution movie yet of a unique six-sided jet stream, known as the hexagon, around Saturn's north pole.