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01/31/2017

Politics and American Higher Education

Judy Hill
Four presidents discuss the role of institutions of higher education in times of political change and social turmoil.
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01/19/2017

Tools and Techniques to Track and Study Methane

Robert Perkins
Studying the second-most-prevalent greenhouse gas in the atmosphere presents research challenges that are being tackled at Caltech.
Plume
01/19/2017

JPL News: Mars Rover Curiosity Examines Possible Mud Cracks

First mud cracks on Mars confirmed by NASA's Curiosity Mars rover.
Mud cracks
01/09/2017

‘The Hunt for Planet Nine’ Featured on 60 Minutes

On January 8, the CBS television program 60 Minutes included a segment called “The Hunt for Planet 9,” featuring Caltech researchers Mike Brown and Konstantin Batygin.
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12/20/2016

Caltech Computes: Disrupting and Uniting Science and Engineering

Robert Perkins
Now a decade old, Caltech's Information Science and Technology initiative is uniting disciplines across campus by offering new and more effective ways of tackling previously intractable challenges.
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12/19/2016

Satellites Observe "Traffic Jams" in Antarctic Ice Stream Caused by Tides

Robert Perkins
Nine months of continual radar observation reveals the complex changing patterns of ice stream movement in three dimensions that can inform predictions for the speed at which the ice caps will respond to a warming climate.
Glaciers
12/16/2016

Lessons from Aliso Canyon

Robert Perkins
Sampling at the site of the 2015-2016 natural gas leak explores how microbes respond to a flood of methane.
Soil processing
12/07/2016

JPL News: From Monterey Bay to Europa

Researchers at Caltech, NASA/JPL, and other institutions are working on autonomous submarine drones that can make decisions on the fly.
photo of Steve Chien with drones
11/28/2016

Planet Nine from Outer Space

Lorinda Dajose
In the Richard C. Biedebach Memorial Lecture, Konstantin Batygin will present the case for Planet Nine.
photo of Kanstantin Batygin
11/10/2016

Stolper to Receive Roebling Medal

Robert Perkins
Caltech provost Edward Stolper will be honored with the highest award of the Mineralogical Society of America, recognizing his outstanding original research.
Edward Stolper