04/24/2017 09:33:46
Caltech rolls out a new Institute magazine, in print and online
Magazine cover
02/04/2017 15:06:37
Jon Nalick
Stressed by drought, windstorms, and a systemic fungal infection, the 400-year-old Engelmann oak tree treasured by generations of Institute staff, faculty, and students has died.
The Engelmann oak as it appeared in 1965.
01/12/2017 08:56:20
Robert Perkins
With the passing of Larry Gilbert, the founding father of tech transfer at Caltech, colleagues and friends look back at the creative forces that have helped turn pioneering research into practical applications and commercial products over the last two decades.
Gilbert
01/05/2017 11:27:14
Lori Oliwenstein
The history of Caltech is one of intriguing people, significant places, and some very unique things … all of which can be explored in the Institute’s new interactive history map.
archive photo of the GALCIT wind tunnel
12/16/2016 14:33:00
Jon Nalick
The critically acclaimed television series The Mechanical Universe… And Beyond, created at Caltech and broadcast on PBS from 1985-86, is now available in its entirety on YouTube.
Image of spaceships and vector math symbols
11/17/2016 17:50:29
Robert Perkins
Rolf Sabersky, Caltech alumnus and member of the faculty since 1949, died on October 24 at the age of 96.
11/11/2016 13:31:44
Rolf H. Sabersky, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Emeritus, passed away on October 24, 2016. He was 96.
11/10/2016 09:37:31
Alyce Nicolo
Caltech alumnus Howard Jessen (BS ’46) recently donated to Caltech to help enrich humanities instruction and create opportunities for early-career PhDs. Jessen, who came to Caltech by way of the Navy’s V-12 program—a World War II program through which future officers were able to earn bachelor's degrees—took time to reflect on his experience.
Members of the V-12 navy unit at Caltech in 1941
11/07/2016 15:21:51
Katie Neith
To honor both Caltech’s humble beginnings 125 years ago and the leaps and bounds it—along with technology, society, and science—has made since then, we decided to compare facets of the school, past and present.
photo of a group of four students
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
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