News

10/12/2017 12:34:23
Robert Perkins
The creators of the Voyager Golden Record, along with cultural experts, weigh in on the history and influence of the farthest-flung message from humanity.
Panel
10/11/2017 12:41:27
Astronomers hunting for new worlds have established a possible signpost for giant exoplanets.
illustration of exoplanet and small bodies
10/09/2017 11:28:59
Robert Perkins
Intense neutron beams force metallic glasses to give up one of their secrets: the source of a huge increase in entropy at the glass transition.
Hillary
10/09/2017 09:17:32
Jon Nalick
Recycling efforts will continue for on-campus community members.
Recycling bins
10/05/2017 14:25:44
The film—produced by Caltech Trustee Donald Tang—follows a young Thurgood Marshall, the first African-American Supreme Court Justice.
Poster for the movie Marshall
10/05/2017 11:59:31
Caltech celebrates the dedication of the Andrew and Peggy Cherng Department of Medical Engineering.
Andrew and Peggy Cherng
10/05/2017 11:43:10
Lori Dajose
Gradinaru is one of five early-career researchers internationally to receive funding from the Vallee Foundation for basic biomedical research.
photo of Viviana Gradinaru
10/04/2017 10:59:48
Emily Velasco
A new test developed at Caltech can identify whether bacteria are resistant to antibiotics in a mere half hour, giving medical professionals a new tool for fighting infections.
A visualization of how the antibiotic resistance test works.
10/03/2017 03:01:00
The 2017 Nobel Prize in Physics goes to key members of LIGO team.
10/02/2017 16:13:16
Emily Velasco
Michael Rosbash (BS '65), and Jeffrey C. Hall, a former Caltech postdoctoral fellow, have been honored with a Nobel Prize for identifying the genetic mechanism controlling circadian rhythms.
Michael Rosbash (BS '65), the Peter Gruber Endowed Chair in Neuroscience and professor of biology at Brandeis University and an investigator with the Howard Hughes Medical Institute