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04/12/2019

Exploring Environmental Solutions through Natural Sciences, Arts, and Culture

Lori Dajose
Senior Michelle Dan has received a Thomas J. Watson Fellowship to study how biodiversity, art, agriculture, and indigenous cultures around the planet will inform human-caused environmental change.
Michelle Dan
03/28/2019

NSF Director France Córdova to Speak at Caltech's 125th Commencement Ceremony

Davin Malasarn
The distinguished astrophysicist, director of the National Science Foundation (NSF), and Caltech alumna (PhD '79), will give the keynote speech at Caltech's 2019 Commencement ceremony on June 14.
Headshot of France Córdova
03/18/2019

Evidence for a Human Geomagnetic Sense

Robert Perkins
Geoscientists and neurobiologists team up to explore how humans respond to Earth's magnetic field.
Brainwave data
03/05/2019

Edward M. Stolper to Receive the Wollaston Medal

Robert Perkins
Edward Stolper receives Geological Society of London's highest honor.
Edward Stolper
03/04/2019

Fast, Simple New Assessment of Earthquake Hazard

Robert Perkins
Coupling GPS and satellite images with computer modeling yields a new way of assessing seismic risk
Graphic representation of measuring a fault's strain
03/01/2019

Caltech Announces the 2019 Distinguished Alumni Award Winners

Caltech has announced five recipients of this year's Distinguished Alumni Award.
photo of the Distinguished Alumni Award medal
02/27/2019

More Support for Planet Nine

Robert Perkins
Mike Brown and Konstantin Batygin offer further clues about Planet Nine.
Planets to scale
02/25/2019

High CO2 Levels Can Destabilize Marine Layer Clouds

Robert Perkins
Computer modeling shows that marine stratus clouds could disappear if atmospheric CO2 levels climb high enough, raising global temperatures.
clouds in the San Francisco Bay
02/13/2019

JPL News: NASA's Opportunity Rover Mission on Mars Comes to End

Opportunity's mission is at an end after almost 15 years exploring Mars.
Opportunity
02/12/2019

Famed Oceanographer Walter Munk (BS '39, MS '40) Dead at 101

Elise Cutts
Caltech mourns the passing of alumnus and famed oceanographer Walter Munk.
Walter Munk