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A Promising Step in Returning Bipedal Mobility

Robert Perkins
Aaron Ames and Joel Burdick are using robots and AI to help people walk again.

Finding the Magic in the Magic Angle

Robert Perkins
New direct study of magic-angle twisted graphene sheets could help scientists unlock their secrets.
Magic Angle

Solar Flares, Bubble Rings, and Ink Chandeliers

Robert Perkins
New computer simulations from Peter Schröder and his team shed light on complex natural phenomena.
Bubble rings

Microrobots Activated by Laser Pulses Show Promise For Treating Tumors

Emily Velasco
Wei Gao and Lihong Wang demonstrate a robotic platform for delivering drugs in the human body
An artist's illustration of microrobots (appearing as small spheres) drifting through the inside of intestines.

Seeing Farther and Deeper: An Interview with Katie Bouman

Robert Perkins
New faculty member Katie Bouman uses sparse data to create images that were not possible before, and mines information from images.

Harry Atwater Receives IEEE Cherry Award

Robert Perkins
Caltech's Harry Atwater will receive the 2019 IEEE William Cherry Award.
Harry Atwater

"Neural Lander" Uses AI to Land Drones Smoothly

Robert Perkins
Control engineers and AI experts team up to make drones that fly more smoothly close to the ground
Neural Lander

Caltech Undergrad Weighs in on Privacy Laws

Robert Perkins
CS major Rona Yu prepares to deliver comments to the FTC on privacy.
Rona Yu

Lasers Aim to Replace Scalpels in Cutting-Edge Biopsy Technique

Emily Velasco
Researchers have developed a new imaging technique that uses pulses from two kinds of lasers to take pictures of microscopic biological structures.
A region of a mouse imaged by the dual-laser microscopy technique. It is a purple and green cross section of tissue.

How to Take a Picture of a Black Hole

Robert Perkins
Katie Bouman, soon to join Caltech's faculty, described the work of the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) team to a packed audience on campus on Friday, April 12.
Bouman Talk