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Whitney Clavin
Scientists are investigating the nature of planetary-mass bodies that orbit stars, finding new clues to their origins.
Robert Perkins
Underwater robots monitoring the waters off of Antarctica discover that near-bottom ocean mixing is enhanced where strong currents intersect steep undersea topography.
Caltech geochemist John Eiler aims to reveal “the genetics of everything.”
Lori Dajose
In the November 15 Watson Lecture, Professor of Planetary Science Heather Knutson will discuss exploring planets outside of our solar system.
Robert Perkins
Caltech has created a new interdisciplinary research center focused on pioneering autonomous systems technologies.
Robert Perkins
Caltech's Konstantin Batygin has been named one of the 2017 Packard Fellows in Science and Engineering.
David Tirrell steps into new role on campus.
Lori Dajose
Many students got their first exposure to geology on the annual hike at freshmen orientation.
Robert Perkins
Engineers, scientists, and their families gather at Caltech and JPL to witness as Cassini ends its 20-year journey with a final plunge into Saturn.
Mark Simons is part of a movement to add precise and panoramic perspectives to previously limited geographic observations.
Robert Perkins
Using high-speed photography and digital image correlation techniques, engineers study how friction along a faultline evolves during an earthquake.
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