News

12/12/2017 08:07:23
Emily Velasco
Nate Lewis, Caltech's George L. Argyros Professor of Chemistry, has been elected to the National Academy of Inventors' 2017 class of fellows.
Portrait of Nate Lewis, the George L. Argyros Professor of Chemistry.
12/11/2017 12:58:53
Robert Perkins
Engineers at Caltech have developed a way to encode more than one hologram in a single surface with no loss of resolution.
12/08/2017 11:39:21
Whitney Clavin
Striped patterns of electrical charges may help crack mystery of high-temperature superconducting materials.
Illustration shows the “rivers of charge”
12/06/2017 09:00:18
Lori Dajose
New techniques in DNA self-assembly allow researchers to create the largest to-date customizable patterns with nanometer precision on a budget.
12/05/2017 10:54:46
Lori Dajose
The Tianqiao and Chrissy Chen Neuroscience Research Building breaks ground as a first round of funding to researchers is announced.
Detail of a rendering of a brain surface region from three-dimensional magnetic resonance images acquired from a healthy volunteer at the Caltech Brain Imaging Center.
12/04/2017 16:55:22
Jon Nalick
Competition for K–12 students fosters interest in STEM study.
At the 2016 Science Olympiad event at Caltech, participants from Canyon Crest Academy set up a robotic arm.
12/04/2017 09:04:53
Caltech is proceeding to decommission the Caltech Submillimeter Observatory (CSO) on Hawaii Island's Maunakea. CSO began operations in 1987 and ceased scientific observations in September 2015.
photo of the Caltech Submillimeter Observatory (CSO)
12/04/2017 08:03:02
Whitney Clavin
Scientists are investigating the nature of planetary-mass bodies that orbit stars, finding new clues to their origins.
12/01/2017 11:17:41
Robert Perkins
Underwater robots monitoring the waters off of Antarctica discover that near-bottom ocean mixing is enhanced where strong currents intersect steep undersea topography.
Ocean ice
12/01/2017 09:21:01
Emily Velasco
New comparative literature professor Jocelyn Holland's research in comparative literature explores connections between literature, philosophy, and science around around the turn of the 19th century.
A portrait of Jocelyn Holland