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An Appeal from EcoInternet in Honolulu, Hawaii

By photosearth / August 27, 2015

Dear Earth loving friends, We are pleased to have raised nearly $ 6,000, over one-third to our $ 15,000 goal, to support EcoInternet’s unique and award-winning brand of environmental advocacy. EcoInternet has never had more of a global reach or been more effective than now, and we are sure you will want to support the […]

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High School Students Visit for Women in STEM Preview Day

By photosearth / August 13, 2015

News Writer:  Lori Dajose A panel of scientists and engineers from JPL speak to a group of high school students and their families about working in the STEM fields at Caltech's 4th annual Women in STEM event. Pictured (left to right): Tracy Drain, Sarah Milkovich, Stacey Boland, and Carol Polanskey. Credit: Lance Hayashida/Caltech On Friday, […]

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Caltech-Led Team Looks in Detail at the April 2015 Earthquake in Nepal

By photosearth / August 7, 2015

News Writer:  Kimm Fesenmaier John Galetzka, then of Caltech, and Sudhir Rajaure, of the Department of Mines and Geology in Kathmandu, install a high-rate GPS station in the Himalaya. Credit: John Galetzka For more than 20 years, Caltech geologist Jean-Philippe Avouac has collaborated with the Department of Mines and Geology of Nepal to study the […]

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Preparing for Earthquakes with ShakeAlert

By photosearth / August 4, 2015

News Writer:  Lori Dajose A ShakeMap for the 1994 M6.7 Northridge earthquake with a typical seismogram recorded in Pasadena superimposed. Credit: Caltech A few seconds may not seem like long, but it is enough time to turn off a stove, open an elevator door, or take cover under a desk. And before an earthquake strikes, […]