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.
Robert Perkins
Using high-speed photography and digital image correlation techniques, engineers study how friction along a faultline evolves during an earthquake.
The Mars Curiosity rover has provided evidence that an ancient lake on Mars supported chemical reactions that are fundamental to the basic functions of life.
Robert Perkins
Studying the second-most-prevalent greenhouse gas in the atmosphere presents research challenges that are being tackled at Caltech.
Ramanuj Basu
A new $15 million gift by Lynda and Stewart Resnick in support of the Resnick Sustainability Institute at Caltech will help scientists and engineers advance research aimed at helping humanity sustainably meet its needs.
Cynthia Eller
The AAAS has elected three Caltech faculty members—John Brady, Kenneth Farley, and Fiona Harrison—as fellows. Also named to the academy was Katherine T. Faber, who will be joining the Caltech faculty in July.
Douglas Smith
What makes an earthquake go off? Why are earthquakes so difficult to forecast? Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Geophysics Nadia Lapusta gives us a close-up look at the moving parts, as it were, at 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 13, 2013, in Caltech's Beckman Auditorium. Admission is free.
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