News

10/18/2018 14:03:45
Robert Perkins
A Caltech startup company plans to improve the contact efficiency of solar cells.
10/17/2018 22:29:12
Robert Perkins
Scientists and government officials celebrate milestone in West Coast's earthquake early warning system.
Adam Schiff, Judy Chu, and Thomas Heaton
10/17/2018 13:11:48
Jon Nalick
Teenage students participate in 10-week project that aims to show amateurs how to do professional-level science
Photo of students with Institute mentor
10/17/2018 10:22:55
Whitney Clavin
Caltech professors are honored for their work on detecting gravitational waves and number theory.
10/15/2018 10:01:58
Whitney Clavin
Mansi Kasliwal plans to survey the entire accessible night sky in infrared light every night.
photo of Mansi Kasliwal
10/15/2018 09:39:57
Shayna Chabner McKinney
Three-day program will provide practical expertise and experience for working with policymakers.
Lucy Jones
10/11/2018 11:30:11
Lori Dajose
The unexpectedly gentle death of a massive star suggests that it was being robbed by a dense companion lurking out of sight.
Three panels illustrating the life of a supernova
10/10/2018 09:06:34
Caltech welcomes 12 faculty members who will join the Institute's six divisions over the academic year, representing fields ranging from cosmochemistry and microeconomics to genome engineering and the philosophical underpinnings of quantum theory.
photo of Caltech's Throop Pond
10/10/2018 09:00:18
Whitney Clavin
A new class of dust and gas instabilities helps explain planet formation and other phenomena on Earth and in space.
10/09/2018 14:38:19
Robert Perkins
New faculty member Alireza Marandi makes devices and systems that alter the wavelength of lasers, enabling new paths for sensing and computing applications.
photo of Alireza Marandi