News articles tagged with "Caltech_history"

10/24/2014 09:00:32
Jessica Stoller-Conrad
The inauguration of President Thomas F. Rosenbaum marks the beginning of a new era of leadership at Caltech. And yet, many of the traditional events associated with the inauguration ceremony itself are actually quite old.
04/19/2005 07:00:00
Robert Tindol
The famed geneticist Ed Lewis won his Nobel Prize for his breakthroughs in understanding how genes relate to embryonic development. But for four years in World War II, he served as a U.S. Army meteorologist.
 
03/09/2005 08:00:00
In 1905, Albert Einstein single-handedly formulated the theory of special relativity, demonstrated that light traveling in discrete units is responsible for the photoelectric effect, and calculated how microscopic collisions could account for the phenomenon known as Brownian motion. Any one of the three discoveries would have assured his enduring fame as a physicist.
 
02/19/2005 08:00:00

A new, grassroots computing project dubbed Einstein@Home, which will let anyone with a personal computer contribute to cutting-edge astrophysics research, is being officially announced today at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). California Institute of Technology physics professor Barry Barish will make the announcement during a press briefing at 11 a.m.

 
03/18/2004 08:00:00
Marcus Woo

PASADENA, Calif. -- In the mid-1930s, Arnold O.

 
02/18/2004 08:00:00
Deborah Williams-Hedges
"In 1919, during the summer, when I was eighteen years old, I had been in southern Oregon as a paving engineer, a paving plant inspector, working for a contractor. . . And at the end of the summer, I did not have money enough to return for my junior year at Oregon Agricultural College. So I didn't return. I'd been sending my money to my mother, who was a widow and was having a hard time...."
 
06/26/2003 07:00:00
Jill Perry
PASADENA, Calif.
 
05/14/2003 07:00:00
Einstein Archives to Be Available Online
 
04/01/1997 08:00:00
Robert Tindol

PASADENA—The historic 10-foot wind tunnel at the California Institute of Technology will pass into the aviation-history books on April 30, when it

 
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