10/15/2016 09:46:18
Caltech's historic 400-year-old Engelmann oak has been severely weakened by a fungal infection and the ongoing drought.
photo of Caltech's Engelmann oak tree
10/13/2016 14:07:05
Lori Dajose
From October 16–22, Caltech and nine other institutions are participating in Pasadena Astronomy Week to celebrate the city's rich history in astronomy.
image of the Crab nebula
10/11/2016 17:11:54
Caltech Archives highlights the Institute's first Nobel recipient, Robert A. Millikan
Robert A. Millikan
10/12/2016 10:02:30
Lori Dajose
On October 15, students will present their research at the annual SURF Seminar Day.
graphic of three human silhouettes and two torches
06/28/2016 16:19:23
Robert Perkins
Gerald Wasserburg, who helped to establish our current understanding of how the solar system formed, passed away on June 13.
06/02/2016 06:23:39
Whitney Clavin
The $1 million Kavli Prize in Astrophysics has been awarded to the three founders of LIGO.
06/01/2016 08:22:53
Lori Dajose
Mary Webster, executive assistant to President Thomas F. Rosenbaum and secretary of the Board of Trustees, is being recognized for 50 years of service to Caltech at the annual Staff Service and Impact Awards.
03/15/2016 16:23:23
Jessica Stoller-Conrad
On March 15, Caltech Athletics announced the newest class of inductees into the Caltech Athletics Hall of Honor.
03/03/2016 12:32:28
Lori Dajose
Scientists reflect on the history, the detection, the science, and the future of the field of gravitational wave astronomy.
02/11/2016 07:32:10
Douglas Smith
Built to look for gravitational waves, the ripples in the fabric of space itself that were predicted by Einstein in 1915, the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) is the most ambitious project ever funded by the National Science Foundation. We talk to two Caltech researchers to learn about how LIGO came to be.
01/26/2016 08:56:38
Kimm Fesenmaier
The division will mark the anniversary with a lecture series, inviting distinguished HSS alumni and faculty members—both past and present—to speak about their work and the impact that Caltech has had on their careers. Historian and Caltech professor emeritus Daniel Kevles will deliver the first lecture on Thursday, January 28, at 5 p.m. in Caltech's Baxter Lecture Hall.
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