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Lori Dajose
Dianne Newman has been awarded the National Academy of Sciences Award in Molecular Biology.
Katie Neith
On February 2, 2016, the White House held the Earthquake Resilience Summit, signaling a new focus on earthquake safety and EEW systems.
Lori Dajose
Researchers propose a new mechanism to power convection within the earth's interior.
Kimm Fesenmaier
The giant planet, discovered through mathematical modeling and computer simulations, is nicknamed Planet Nine and traces a bizarre, highly elongated orbit in the outer solar system.
Lori Dajose
Here are 15 stories highlighting a few of the discoveries, methods, and technologies that came to life at Caltech in 2015.
Katie Neith
A team led by Caltech's Jennifer Jackson, professor of mineral physics has new evidence for the origin of features that occur at the core-mantle boundary.
Lori Dajose
An interview with Christian Frankenberg, an atmospheric and biogeoscientist and one of the most recent additions to the Caltech faculty.
Ann Motrunich
Ted (BS ’65, MS ’66) and Ginger Jenkins—longtime Caltech supporters and early employees in the semiconductor industry—have established a leadership chair for the Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences (GPS).
Kimm Fesenmaier
Caltech and JPL researchers identify a process involving UV light from the sun that helps explain how a moderately dense martian atmosphere 3.8 billion years ago could have evolved into the current thin one without invoking a missing carbon reservoir.
Jessica Stoller-Conrad
A new collaboration between seismologists at Caltech and local public schools helps Los Angeles prepare for the "big one."
Charles Elachi has announced his intention to retire as director of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory on June 30, 2016 and move to campus as professor emeritus. A national search is underway to identify his successor.
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