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The City of Astronomy
10/13/2016

The City of Astronomy

Lorinda Dajose
From October 16–22, Caltech and nine other institutions are participating in Pasadena Astronomy Week to celebrate the city's rich history in astronomy.
image of the Crab nebula
SURF Seminar Day 2016
10/12/2016

SURF Seminar Day 2016

Lorinda Dajose
On October 15, students will present their research at the annual SURF Seminar Day.
graphic of three human silhouettes and two torches
No Rest for a Nobelist
09/30/2016

No Rest for a Nobelist

Lori Oliwenstein
For the vast majority of the 34 Caltech faculty and alumni who have together won 35 Nobels, the award is just the beginning.
photo of Robert Millikan
Newman and Orphan Named MacArthur Fellows
09/21/2016

Newman and Orphan Named MacArthur Fellows

Lorinda Dajose
The "no strings attached" fellowships award $625,000 over five years.
In the Light of Evolution
09/15/2016

In the Light of Evolution

Lorinda Dajose
Students reflect on experiences in a biannual evolution course which culminates in a trip to the Galápagos Islands.
photo of Galápagos giant tortoises
Batygin a "Brilliant 10" Researcher
09/08/2016

Batygin a "Brilliant 10" Researcher

Konstantin Batygin is one of this year's Popular Science's Brilliant 10.
Counting on Grains of Sand
08/24/2016

Counting on Grains of Sand

Robert Perkins
Engineers use individual grains as force gauges to calculate how stress moves through sand, granular rocks, and soils.
Granular material still image
Exploration & Collaboration: The JPL-Caltech Connection
08/10/2016

Exploration & Collaboration: The JPL-Caltech Connection

Lorinda Dajose
Caltech's partnership with NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory has made possible countless discoveries about our universe. Current Caltech faculty are participants on 12 missions.
Special Delivery
07/13/2016

Special Delivery

Mark Wheeler
From the exploration of other planets to the meanderings of single cells, Caltech and JPL researchers are thinking about transportation in unexpected ways.
Juno Mission Begins Tour of Jupiter
07/07/2016

Juno Mission Begins Tour of Jupiter

Whitney Clavin
Caltech scientists look forward to data from NASA's Juno mission, now in orbit around Jupiter.