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Can We Invent Our Way Out of Global Problems?
07/24/2018

Can We Invent Our Way Out of Global Problems?

Venture capitalist and Caltech trustee Brad Jones puts his money on ingenuity with a gift to the Institute.
Brad Jones Portrait
JPL News: 'Storm Chasers' on Mars Searching for Dusty Secrets
07/23/2018

JPL News: 'Storm Chasers' on Mars Searching for Dusty Secrets

The dust storm on Mars could keep Opportunity from calling home until early September.
Mars dust storm
'City of Astronomy' to Host Gathering of International Space Experts
07/11/2018

'City of Astronomy' to Host Gathering of International Space Experts

Whitney Clavin
Pasadena will be hopping with space events the week of July 14-22.
Collage of space images
Von Kármán Lecture Series Comes to Caltech
07/03/2018

Von Kármán Lecture Series Comes to Caltech

The series highlights space missions and technology.
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Chalk One Up for Science
06/20/2018

Chalk One Up for Science

Caltech team draws space-themed work at Pasadena Chalk Festival.
Keane (bottom) and Li apply the finishing touches to a planetary science/space exploration-themed chalk drawing at the festival on June 16.
Victoria Orphan Receives NOMIS Distinguished Scientist and Scholar Award
06/13/2018

Victoria Orphan Receives NOMIS Distinguished Scientist and Scholar Award

Robert Perkins
Geobiologist Victoria Orphan is one of three recipients of the 2018 NOMIS Distinguished Scientist and Scholar Award.
Victoria Orphan
Caltech Celebrates Newest Cohort of Named Professors
06/11/2018

Caltech Celebrates Newest Cohort of Named Professors

During the 2017-18 academic year, Caltech recognized six faculty members with their first named professorship—the Institute's most distinguished award for individual faculty.
photo of arches in Blacker House
JPL News: NASA Finds Ancient Organic Material, Mysterious Methane on Mars
06/07/2018

JPL News: NASA Finds Ancient Organic Material, Mysterious Methane on Mars

The Curiosity rover has found new evidence that Mars could have supported ancient life.
image of Curiosity rover
JPL News: Juno Solves 39-Year Old Mystery of Jupiter Lightning
06/06/2018

JPL News: Juno Solves 39-Year Old Mystery of Jupiter Lightning

Scientists from NASA's Juno mission describe the ways in which lightning on Jupiter is actually analogous to Earth's lightning.
artist's concept of lightning distribution in Jupiter's northern hemisphere
Seismometer Readings Could Offer Debris Flow Early Warning
05/30/2018

Seismometer Readings Could Offer Debris Flow Early Warning

Robert Perkins
A debris flow that struck Montecito, California in January was detected by a nearby seismometer
Debris flow