News

08/14/2018 11:45:31
Whitney Clavin
BJ Fulton, a staff scientist at NASA's Exoplanet Science Institute at Caltech, has won an Astronomical Society for the Pacific award.
BJ Fulton
08/13/2018 18:14:25
Lori Dajose
Determining the chemical structure of an enzyme that enables microbes to breathe arsenic compounds provides insight into how bacteria contribute to arsenic poisoning.
a three dimensional model of the ArrAB complex
08/09/2018 12:51:43
Robert Perkins
Satellite radar data shows how the ground beneath SoCal rises and falls over annual and decadal time scales with the pumping in and out of groundwater.
Seasonal
08/09/2018 11:45:47
Satellite data reveals ground deformation following a 6.9-magnitude earthquake in Indonesia.
Map
08/07/2018 10:30:45
Whitney Clavin
Caltech and partners built an instrument that will capture high-speed solar particles hurtling toward Earth.
Jamie Rankin
08/06/2018 09:55:45
Robert Perkins
A new algorithm allows drones to autonomously herd flocks of birds safely away from airport airspace.
Herding
08/01/2018 11:17:27
Jon Nalick
Summer Research Connection promotes curiosity, scientific literacy, and research skills.
Maggie Higginbotham, a 10th-grade student at Blair High School in Pasadena, opens an incubator shaker to reveal cultures of bacteria used to produce gas vesicles for research.
07/27/2018 16:19:15
July 27 event highlights women in STEM.
Caltech senior Madelyn Stroder leads a tour of prospective female students and their families at a Caltech Summer Preview event highlighting women in STEM on Friday, July 27.
07/24/2018 18:14:00
Jennifer Torres Siders
Li Lu, the founder and chairman of Himalaya Capital, a multibillion-dollar firm focused on long-term investments in Asia and the United States, has been elected to the Institute’s Board of Trustees.
photo of Li Lu
07/24/2018 18:13:22
Jennifer Torres Siders
Pedro J. Pizarro (PhD ’94), president and chief executive officer of Edison International, has been elected to the Institute’s Board of Trustees.
photo of Pedro J. Pizarro