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04/11/2018

Caltech Offers Climate School

Robert Perkins
Four Caltech faculty members will deliver seminars during Earth Week about climate and how it is changing.
photo of Earth from space
04/02/2018

Microbial Life Support: The Invisible Living Networks that Shape Our Oceans

In her April 11 Watson Lecture, Victoria Orphan will talk about the activities of marine microorganisms from those at the ocean surface to those deep in the earth’s crust.
Victoria Orphan
04/02/2018

Best-selling Author to Highlight Disastrous North Pole Expedition in Caltech Lecture

Emily Velasco
As part of the James Michelin Distinguished Visitors Program, historian and author Hampton Sides will visit Caltech on April 10 to lecture on the ill-fated 1879 expedition of the USS Jeannette to the North Pole.
A woodcut showing the U.S.S. Jeannette being crushed by sea ice.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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