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JPL News: Jupiter's Jet-Streams Are Unearthly
03/09/2018

JPL News: Jupiter's Jet-Streams Are Unearthly

Newly published findings from the Juno mission improve understanding of Jupiter's interior structure.
Juno
Massive Astrophysical Objects Governed by Subatomic Equation
03/05/2018

Massive Astrophysical Objects Governed by Subatomic Equation

Lorinda Dajose
Surprisingly, a quintessential equation of quantum mechanics emerges while studying astronomical disks of orbiting material.
illustration of a warped disk in space
Three Caltech Faculty Members Win Sloan Fellowships
02/15/2018

Three Caltech Faculty Members Win Sloan Fellowships

Whitney Clavin
Three members of the Caltech faculty are among this year's Sloan Research Fellows.
Sloan Foundation Fellows
JPL News: New NASA Space Sensors to Address Key Earth Science Questions
02/09/2018

JPL News: New NASA Space Sensors to Address Key Earth Science Questions

A project team that includes Caltech's Bethany Ehlmann will place a sensor on the International Space Station to study dust sources and gauge dust’s impact on Earth's climate.
EMIT
New Windows on Nature: Caltech's Instrument Makers
01/05/2018

New Windows on Nature: Caltech's Instrument Makers

In this 2017 address, President Rosenbaum discusses the history, future, and critical importance of the instruments designed and built by Caltech researchers.
photo of the lecture
New Faculty Join Caltech in 2017
12/21/2017

New Faculty Join Caltech in 2017

In 2017, Caltech welcomed 20 new faculty members to the Institute's six divisions—specialists in fields ranging from entomology to quantum physics.
photo of wistaria on Arms Laboratory at Caltech
Modeling the Effects of Wastewater Injection
12/20/2017

Modeling the Effects of Wastewater Injection

Robert Perkins
Scientists create a model for the maximum magnitude of an earthquake that can be caused through wastewater injection.
Rupture
Scientists Discover Unexpected Side Effect to Cleaning Up Urban Air
12/18/2017

Scientists Discover Unexpected Side Effect to Cleaning Up Urban Air

Robert Perkins
As levels of atmospheric nitric oxide decline rapidly due to air quality regulations, North American cities may soon experience higher levels of airborne organic hydroperoxides.
Smog
JPL News: Bright Areas on Ceres Suggest Geologic Activity
12/14/2017

JPL News: Bright Areas on Ceres Suggest Geologic Activity

A new study from researchers at Caltech and JPL finds evidence of geologic activity on the dwarf planet Ceres.
Ceres
A New Spin to Solving Mystery of Stellar Companions
12/04/2017

A New Spin to Solving Mystery of Stellar Companions

Whitney Clavin
Scientists are investigating the nature of planetary-mass bodies that orbit stars, finding new clues to their origins.
Artist's concept of brown dwarf