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Fiona Harrison, Caltech's Benjamin M. Rosen Professor of Physics and Astronomy and principal investigator on NuSTAR, the Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array, describes the telescope's journey and shares some of its results in her Watson Lecture, "From Spinning Black Holes to Exploding Stars: A New View of the Energetic Universe."
Axel Scherer, Caltech's Bernard Neches Professor of Electrical Engineering, Applied Physics and Physics, and a pioneer in miniaturizing medical equipment, talks about making sensors small enough to be injected into an artery in his Watson Lecture, "From Lab-on-a-Chip to Lab-in-the-Body: The Role of Nanotechnology in the Miniaturization of Medical Diagnostic Tools."
The latest addition to the Public Lectures podcast is "Geometrical Snapshots from Ancient Times to Modern Times," the DePrima Lecture by Tom Apostol, professor of mathematics, emeritus.
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Richard S. Ellis, Caltech's Steele Family Professor of Astronomy, talks about using observatories and telescopes to see back to the dawn of the first galaxies in his Watson Lecture, "Let There Be Light: Finding the Earliest Galaxies."
The Fall 2013 issue of Engineering & Science magazine looks at the ways in which Caltech's scientists, engineers, and students are connecting with and communicating about data and other types of information.
Interim President and Provost Ed Stolper, Vice Provost Anneila Sargent, and Assistant Professor of Biology Viviana Gradinaru address the class of 2017 during the 2013 Caltech Convocation.