The San Andreas fault may be the villain in Hollywood’s latest blockbuster disaster movie, but geologists say offshore faults pose a bigger threat to California, according to a new study.
For one day out of the year at least, it’s not all work and no play at the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena.
Brain electrodes developed at Caltech and implanted at the Keck Medicine of USC are allowing a Southern California man to control a robotic arm using only his thoughts.
The lawsuit filed by Dr. Sandra Troian alleges the physics professor faced retaliation for telling the FBI that she suspected illegal activities at the university-managed NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
Medical and seismic experts Friday warned residents of the dangers of not being prepared for major earthquakes at home and at work.
The City of Los Angeles is in the process of retrofitting many of its older buildings but CBS2/KCAL9 reporter Adrianna Weingold shows how that may not stand up against a massive quake.
Seismologists say an early warning system did notify scientists that the quake was imminent, but that the system still needs work.
The California Institute of Technology and the United States Geological Survey selected the city of Long Beach to serve as a beta site for California Integrated Seismic Network (CISN) Earthquake Early Warning System (EEWS).
With the amount of recent seismic activity, CalTech seismologists warn that the Puente Hills thrust fault, which runs through Downtown Los Angeles, could produce a major quake under the city.
Authorities say a home in Fullerton has been red-tagged following Friday night’s magnitude-5.1 earthquake.
Monday’s morning earthquake renewed the debate over the funding of an early earthquake-warning system.
Robots are set to battle on land and in the air at one of the Southland’s most prestigious learning institutions.
Four California universities are among the top 10 most powerful global university brands in the world, according to the world’s top scholars surveyed by the Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings.
Nearly 20 years after an earthquake devastated Northridge, a new study released by Caltech and the U.S. Geological Survey says that steel-frame structures in Southern California remain vulnerable to seismic ground motions.
Scientists from academic and research institutions across Southern California offered tips to the media Tuesday on how to more accurately report on earthquakes in the region.