Robert Perkins
New faculty member Jörn Callies discusses his work studying the eddies and turbulent features that dictate how carbon dioxide and heat are soaked up by the ocean.
Joern Callies
Robert Perkins
Geologist Claire Bucholz searches in ancient igneous rocks for evidence for the ways that oxygen began shaping the earth 2.5 billion years ago.
In 2017, Caltech welcomed 20 new faculty members to the Institute's six divisions—specialists in fields ranging from entomology to quantum physics.
Lori Dajose
An interview with Christian Frankenberg, an atmospheric and biogeoscientist and one of the most recent additions to the Caltech faculty.
Douglas Smith
Caltech geochemist Clair Patterson (1922–1995) helped galvanize the environmental movement 50 years ago when he announced that highly toxic lead could be found essentially everywhere on Earth, including in our own bodies—and that very little of it was due to natural causes.
Cynthia Eller
Konstantin Batygin recently joined the Caltech faculty as assistant professor of planetary science, following graduate school at Caltech (PhD '12) and a postdoc at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics. Batygin shares the string of synchronicities that brought him to planetary astrophysics and to Caltech.
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