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Undersea Topography Generates Hot Spots of Ocean Mixing
12/01/2017

Undersea Topography Generates Hot Spots of Ocean Mixing

Robert Perkins
Underwater robots monitoring the waters off of Antarctica discover that near-bottom ocean mixing is enhanced where strong currents intersect steep undersea topography.
Ocean ice
The Neutron Dance
11/06/2017

The Neutron Dance

Caltech geochemist John Eiler aims to reveal “the genetics of everything.”
Caltech geochemist John Eiler
The Grand Tour: Watson Lecture Preview
11/02/2017

The Grand Tour: Watson Lecture Preview

Lorinda Dajose
In the November 15 Watson Lecture, Professor of Planetary Science Heather Knutson will discuss exploring planets outside of our solar system.
Heather Knutson
Caltech Launches New Autonomous Systems Research Center
10/24/2017

Caltech Launches New Autonomous Systems Research Center

Robert Perkins
Caltech has created a new interdisciplinary research center focused on pioneering autonomous systems technologies.
Assembly Room
Going Out in a Blaze of Glory: Cassini Mission Highlights
10/19/2017

Going Out in a Blaze of Glory: Cassini Mission Highlights

Lorinda Dajose
The November Watson Lecture will be given by Linda Spilker, Cassini project scientist.
Linda Spilker
Caltech's Konstantin Batygin Named a Packard Fellow
10/17/2017

Caltech's Konstantin Batygin Named a Packard Fellow

Robert Perkins
Caltech's Konstantin Batygin has been named one of the 2017 Packard Fellows in Science and Engineering.
Batygin
New Provost Starts This Week
10/01/2017

New Provost Starts This Week

David Tirrell steps into new role on campus.
Tirrell
Scenes from Frosh Camp
09/28/2017

Scenes from Frosh Camp

Lorinda Dajose
Many students got their first exposure to geology on the annual hike at freshmen orientation.
Paul Asimow, the Eleanor and John R. McMillan Professor of Geology and Geochemistry, talks to students from atop a stump during the Frosh Camp geology hike.
Cassini's Final Plunge
09/15/2017

Cassini's Final Plunge

Robert Perkins
Engineers, scientists, and their families gather at Caltech and JPL to witness as Cassini ends its 20-year journey with a final plunge into Saturn.
Saturn
Farewell to Cassini
09/12/2017

Farewell to Cassini

Members of the Cassini science team gather to commemorate the end of a decades-long mission to explore Saturn, its rings, and its moons.
Members of the Cassini science team gather in front of Beckman Auditorium.