Caltech's Konstantin Batygin Named a Packard Fellow

Caltech's Konstantin Batygin has been named one of the 2017 Packard Fellows in Science and Engineering.

New Provost Starts This Week

David Tirrell steps into new role on campus.

Scenes from Frosh Camp

Many students got their first exposure to geology on the annual hike at freshmen orientation.

Cassini's Final Plunge

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.

The Massively Big Picture

Mark Simons is part of a movement to add precise and panoramic perspectives to previously limited geographic observations.

How Friction Evolves During an Earthquake

Using high-speed photography and digital image correlation techniques, engineers study how friction along a faultline evolves during an earthquake.

Key to Speeding Up Carbon Sequestration Discovered

Scientists identify the slow part of a chemical reaction that allows carbon to be sequestered in the ocean, and demonstrate how to speed it up with a common enzyme.

NASA's Juno Spacecraft Completes Flyby over Jupiter's Great Red Spot

The NASA Juno mission completed a flyby of Jupiter on July 10 and will be sending images -- including close-ups of the Great Red Spot -- in the coming days.

ASCIT and GSC Honor Excellence in Teaching

ASCIT and GSC annual awards celebrate outstanding professors and TAs.

David Tirrell Named Caltech Provost

An accomplished researcher, academic leader, and longtime Caltech community member, Tirrell will become the chief academic officer

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