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Caltech and the City of Pasadena Team Up to Build Seismic Sensing Network
11/19/2019

Caltech and the City of Pasadena Team Up to Build Seismic Sensing Network

Robert Perkins
Caltech seismologists will use City of Pasadena fiber optic cables to track temblors locally with unparalleled resolution.
Fiber optics
Ten Years of Research Through the Resnick Sustainability Institute
11/08/2019

Ten Years of Research Through the Resnick Sustainability Institute

Emily Velasco
A look back at the achievements of the Resnick Sustainability Institute's first decade
A lake reflects snowy mountains
JPL News: A Third of California Methane Traced to a Few Super-Emitters
11/06/2019

JPL News: A Third of California Methane Traced to a Few Super-Emitters

Researchers have created a statewide inventory of highly concentrated methane releases using an airborne sensor
Methane
From the Break Through Campaign: Science in 60 Seconds
10/25/2019

From the Break Through Campaign: Science in 60 Seconds

From geochemistry to fluid dynamics, Caltech researchers across disciplines are solving problems of human health in innovative ways. In these short videos from the The Caltech Effect, scholars explain their health-related research in sixty seconds.
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Earthquakes in Slow Motion
10/23/2019

Earthquakes in Slow Motion

Robert Perkins
A survey of slow-slip events in Cascadia reveals new insight into the recently discovered phenomenon.
Cascadia
Researcher Unveils a Plan for a Dense Seismological Survey of Los Angeles
10/22/2019

Researcher Unveils a Plan for a Dense Seismological Survey of Los Angeles

Robert Perkins
Seismologists want to use a rolling, passive network of seismic sensors to map the ground beneath the LA Basin.
Clayton seismic waves
Lessons From Ridgecrest
10/17/2019

Lessons From Ridgecrest

Robert Perkins
Geophysicists complete their analysis of a well-documented seismic event that held many surprises.
Ridgecrest Quake fault
A Sustained History of Leadership
09/26/2019

A Sustained History of Leadership

Lori Oliwenstein
The Resnick Sustainability Institute will continue to build on the pioneering work Caltech researchers have been doing over many decades.
airplane tail in wind tunnel
Stewart and Lynda Resnick Pledge $750 Million to Caltech to Support Environmental Sustainability Research
09/26/2019

Stewart and Lynda Resnick Pledge $750 Million to Caltech to Support Environmental Sustainability Research

Kathy Svitil
Commitment will bring together experts across campus, and provide shared facilities with unparalleled instrumentation, to advance bold new solutions to energy and sustainability challenges
Lynda Resnick, Caltech President Thomas F. Rosenbaum, and Stewart Resnick
Planetary Collisions Can Drop the Internal Pressures in Planets
09/04/2019

Planetary Collisions Can Drop the Internal Pressures in Planets

Robert Perkins
A new study finds that collisions between planetary bodies, such as the event that created Earth's moon, could abruptly drop the planet's internal pressure.
Collision