Earth satellites soon to be launched will be generating enormous datasets on our planet's vital signs.
Artificial intelligence and machine learning are critical to automating or extracting insight from the hundreds of petabytes of data generated by JPL.
NASA research could help to improve forecasts of whether a hurricane will suddenly intensify, which could give people in its path more time to prepare.
Researchers are developing prototype VR tools for future generations of investigators.
Hosted by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory at the California Institute of Technology.
Fighting Cancer with Space Research
IT Professional Article by: Seth Earley
A two-day workshop focusing on bioinformatics resources and capabilities, needs and challenges, and future priorities for Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) research, sponsored by the Helmsley Charitable Trust, was held at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) on September 29, 2015 – September 30, 2015.
2nd Planetary Data Workshop; Flagstaff, Arizona, 8–11 June 2015
October 29, 2015 – November 1, 2015 Santa Clara, CA
Mars Trek, a free online application, provides an exciting way for students, citizen scientists, and the public to explore some of Mars’ most spectacular landforms as well as NASA areas of operation on Mars’ surface.
$4.5 million NASA grant on big data given to University of California, Riverside to partner with NASA/JPLJuly 1, 2015
UC Riverside has received a five-year grant to train underrepresented minority students to develop research, education, training and collaborative opportunities in big data and visualization in partnership with JPL's Center for Data Science and Technology.
Caltech's Center for Data-Driven Discovery (CD3) and JPL's Center for Data Science and Technology (CDST) combine forces.June 17, 2015
The two centers have formally teamed up to create the Joint Initiative on Data Science and Technology.
Distributed Architecture, Workflow and Numerics
The Second Planetary Data Workshop will be conducted June 8–11, 2015, in the main building of the High Country Conference Center at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, Arizona.
JPL is one of the institutions collaborating on a DARPA initiative called Memex that accesses and catalogs information buried deep in the Web.
The five-year grant will allow Cal State L.A. to establish a new center in partnership with JPL's Center for Data Science and Technology to train minority and low-income students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields to address a critical shortfall in the workforce essential for future NASA missions.
Vesta Trek, a free, online visualization tool, has been released by NASA/JPL. This tool provides detailed visualizations of the asteroid Vesta.
Amy Braverman, principal statistician at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, talked with the WSJ’s Scott Thurm at the WSJ CIO Network event in San Diego, Feb. 3, 2015.
Student-Faculty Programs Office - Caltech Summer 2015 Announcement of Opportunity
Astronomers have turned to a method called "machine learning" to help them understand the properties of large numbers of stars.
The new Center for Data-Driven Discovery (CD3) supports data driven research at Caltech.
2014 Conference on Big Data from Space (BiDS '14)
IEEE International Conference on Big Data 2014 (IEEE BigData 2014)
A greenhouse gas field measurement research program developed by scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and several collaborating institutions has been named a “Project to Watch” by a United Nations organization that focuses on harnessing big data for worldwide benefit.
JPL-Caltech Virtual Summer School Big Data Analytics Sept 2–12, 2014
European Space Agency (esa) 2014 Conference on Big Data from Space conference proceedings.
NSF awards two year project for EarthCube
Workshop on Long Term Preservation for Big Scientific Data (April 4, 2014)
The Megacities Carbon Project has been selected by the UN Big Data climate Challenge as a "Project to Watch".
The National Academy of Sciences Board on Research Data and announces an open challenge.
The National Research Committee has published a report highlighting the needs and investments required to address massive data analysis across several industries.
NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has returned over 200 terabits of science data via the NASA Deep Space Network.
As science dives into an ocean of data, the demands of large-scale interdisciplinary collaborations are growing increasingly acute.
David Thompson wins the 2013 Lew Allen Award for Excellence