Caltech in the Media
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November 22, 2016
The Register (UK)
New State of Matter Discovered by Superconductivity Gurus
Physicists at Caltech may be one step closer to cracking the mystery behind high-temperature superconductivity, as they confirm that a new distinct state of matter forms just before a material enters its superconductive state.
November 10, 2016
Engineering & Technology
Flying Carpets in Space Harness the Sun's Energy
Feature on the Space Solar Power Initiative, which will "develop solar-catching carpets of nanostructured material to be deployed in space. There they will capture and convert the Sun's energy before beaming it back down to specific destinations on Earth as microwaves to be transformed into electricity." Includes comments from Ali Hajimiri and Sergio Pellegrino.
November 06, 2016
The New York Times
John D. Roberts Dies at 98; He Revolutionized the Field of Organic Chemistry
Obituary for John D. ("Jack") Roberts, "who pioneered the use of nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy and other techniques to reveal the structures of molecules and the dance of atoms as they rearrange in chemical reactions."
October 30, 2016
This MacArthur 'Genius' Has Found a Connection between Geology and Genetics
Profile of Dianne Newman, a "pioneer in modeling physiological environments" who "draws from the geosciences to measure key chemical characteristics of the environments the bacteria in our bodies inhabit, so we can constrain how we study them in the lab."