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Great Alaska Quake shook up science

...that would listen," he said.After publishing his team's findings, Plafker said geologists at the California Institute of Technology who had studied the 9.5-magnitude earthquake in Chile in 1960 - still the lone-recorded event larger...
Tucson students have play headed for off-Broadway college. The National Merit Scholarship finalist hasn't decided where yet, but his top choice is California Institute of Technology in Pasadena. Stiely plans to stick to writing for now and is headed to Coe College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa...
Grand Canyon may be much older than previously thought

...Colorado River later carved through.The new work by researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder and California Institute of Technology argued that canyon-cutting occurred long before that. They focused on the western end of the Grand Canyon...

...been on the planet, you would have been able to drink it," said chief scientist John Grotzinger of the California Institute of Technology.The rover made a dramatic "seven-minutes-of-terror" landing last August near the planet's equator...
Impact of onboard gunfire uncertain, aviation experts say

...seriously jeopardize the safety of an aircraft, its passengers and crew, said Jack Beauchamp, a pilot and California Institute of Technology chemist who advised the Clinton administration on aviation security. ''It's a sort of thing for which...
Nobel Prize laureate takes UAA chair

...for the year he will spend at UAA, Gorsuch said. Smith received a degree in electrical engineering from California Institute of Technology in 1949, then switched to economics, earning a master's degree from the University of Kansas, in his...
High-tech incubator Idealab fights for survival

...provides almost all the ideas at Idealab and tries to bring them to life by drawing from the talent at the California Institute of Technology, where he got a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering. ''Bill Gross is a very creative guy...


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