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01/17/2017 10:14:12
For over a decade, the Kavli Nanoscience Institute (KNI) at Caltech has been an intellectual hub and facilitator of cross-disciplinary research in the areas of nanoscience and nanotechnology. ENGenious magazine sat down with the KNI leadership to discuss the past, present, and future contributions of this intellectual hub.
Research Image from the Kavli Nanoscience Institute
01/12/2017 08:56:20
Robert Perkins
With the passing of Larry Gilbert, the founding father of tech transfer at Caltech, colleagues and friends look back at the creative forces that have helped turn pioneering research into practical applications and commercial products over the last two decades.
Gilbert
01/12/2017 08:49:57
Whitney Clavin
A Caltech team has designed and built a new imaging spectrograph to map streams of gas that feed forming galaxies.
Chris Martin with KCWI
01/11/2017 17:37:45
Whitney Clavin
Evan Kirby has won the Newton Lacy Pierce Prize in Astronomy, an annual award presented by the American Astronomical Society.
Evan Kirby
01/11/2017 13:53:48
Sharon Kaplan
Caltech's Center for Teaching, Learning, and Outreach (CTLO) will host its second annual TeachWeek program from January 17–23.
Teachers points to chalkboard
01/11/2017 11:20:48
Richard Marsh, a crystallographer, colleague, mentor, and friend to generations of scientists, passed away on January 3, 2017, at the age of 94.
Richard Marsh with Linus Pauling
01/09/2017 09:43:23
On January 8, the CBS television program 60 Minutes included a segment called “The Hunt for Planet 9,” featuring Caltech researchers Mike Brown and Konstantin Batygin.
photo of Mike Brown on "60 Minutes"
01/06/2017 15:34:41
Robert Perkins
P.P. Vaidyanathan will receive the Society Award from the IEEE Signal Processing Society in March.
Vaidyanathan
01/06/2017 11:53:07
A mysterious neutron star has been caught behaving like two distinct objects—a radio pulsar and a magnetar.
Pulsar artist's concept
01/05/2017 15:01:54
Andrew Mishin
Jewel Plummer Cobb, a life member of the Caltech Board of Trustees and president and professor of biology, emerita, of California State University, Fullerton, passed away on January 1, 2017. She was 92 years old.
Jewel Plummer Cobb