News

07/20/2017 12:45:40
Robert Perkins
Caltech engineer Jay Nadeau says a method called digital holographic microscopy could be used to detect living microbes in space.
Plumes
07/17/2017 12:07:50
Robert Perkins
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.
Calcite
07/17/2017 09:03:39
Shayna Chabner McKinney
Move is in preparation for the construction of the new Hameetman Center
07/14/2017 14:27:39
Researchers hope to learn from the venerable tree.
Workers salvage portions of the oak for research and other uses.
07/14/2017 13:02:46
Jon Nalick
The weekly science and technology talks will be presented each Thursday through August 3.
Sean Carroll, research professor of physics at Caltech, recently spoke on physics and cosmology as part of the Innovation Speaker Series.
07/14/2017 11:11:32
Artworks created by members of the Caltech community will go on display in Pasadena to accompany a summer chamber music concert.
Art created by members of the Caltech community will soon go on display in venues around Pasadena.
07/13/2017 16:20:27
Emily Velasco
Andrei Faraon's nano-scale metamaterials have been used to create flat lenses and prism-like surfaces that spread light out into its spectrum. Now, he is using them to create a special class of reflective surfaces.
Retroreflectors created in the lab of Andrei Faraon reflect light.
07/13/2017 12:20:19
Emily Velasco
Xiaoyue Ni, a grad student who works in the lab of Caltech engineer Julia R. Greer, a Caltech professor of materials science and mechanics has made sensitive measurements of how materials respond to deformation.
A scanning electron microscope image of one of the copper pillars used in the experiment.
07/12/2017 17:06:06
Images are now available from Juno's July 10 flyby of Jupiter's Great Red Spot.
Great Red Spot
07/11/2017 14:44:24
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.
Juno