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Lori Dajose
Three faculty members and four alumni have been elected to the National Academy of Sciences.
Kimm Fesenmaier
We recently sat down with Caltech's Paul Wennberg to talk about methane emissions and how to put the Aliso Canyon event into perspective.
Lori Dajose
David G. Harkrider, professor of geophysics, emeritus, passed away on Thursday, February 18, 2016.
Ker Than
Around 520 million years ago, there was a period of rapid species diversification that many scholars describe as a sort of evolutionary "big bang." New modeling results from Caltech suggest that during this time period, the continents moved towards the equator instead of toward the poles.
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.
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