Caltech in the Media
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January 03, 2017
30 Under 30 - Energy
Alumnus Raymond Weitekamp (PhD '15) named to Forbes magazine's annual "30 Under 30" list for the Energy category. "Weitekamp founded polySpectra based on his PhD work at Caltech investigating new ways of fabricating materials called 'functional lithography.' His startup is working to reduce the amount of energy lost through windows."
December 27, 2016
Gravitational Waves: From Discovery Of The Year To Science Of The Century
Thanks to decades of developments in the science of laser interferometry, noise isolation, cryogenic cooling, vacuum chambers, mirrors and more, the twin Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) detectors, last year, reached a sensitivity that could detect gravitational waves.
December 21, 2016
The Chronicle of Higher Education
Chinese Donors Step Up Giving to American Universities
"A $115 million donation to California Institute of Technology or Caltech in the United States from Chinese billionaire Chen Tianqiao and his wife Chrissy Luo tops a generous year for donations to international education and research institutions from Chinese philanthropists."