08/24/2016 12:05:16
Robert Perkins
Engineers use individual grains as force gauges to calculate how stress moves through sand, granular rocks, and soils.
07/13/2016 10:32:08
Mark Wheeler
From the exploration of other planets to the meanderings of single cells, Caltech and JPL researchers are thinking about transportation in unexpected ways.
06/30/2016 11:57:57
Robert Perkins
Community Seismic Network sensors detected motion of each floor of a building in response to an air pulse from the 2015 ExxonMobil refinery explosion.
Building
06/30/2016 11:04:39
Unusual wind-sculpted sand ripples have been discovered on Mars.
Curiosity
06/16/2016 08:18:28
Kathy Svitil
Gerald Wasserburg, John D. MacArthur Professor of Geology and Geophysics, Emeritus, passed away on June 13, 2016. He was 89 years old.
06/13/2016 12:02:09
Robert Perkins
Experiment demonstrates that rare, naturally occurring quasicrystals could have been formed by high-speed impacts in space.
Diffraction pattern
04/25/2016 09:00:03
Nehaly Shah
A research group led by professor Steven Low has installed 54 electric vehicle (EV) charging stations for use by all Caltech and JPL personnel and visitors.
04/22/2016 15:13:25
The Resnick Sustainability Institute—Caltech’s hub for projects aimed at tackling some of the toughest sustainability-focused problems our society faces—played a key role in Caltech's Earth Week celebration.
04/22/2016 14:41:53
Marisa Demers
Caltech trustee John S. Chen (MS ’79) and his wife, Sherry, have pledged $1.5 million to support Institute scholars who are searching for solutions to the major environmental challenges facing our planet.
04/21/2016 16:53:45
Jon Nalick
Since 2006, Caltech has targeted energy- and water-wasting activities campus-wide, slashing water use by 38 percent.
04/18/2016 08:32:11
Kimm Fesenmaier
We recently sat down with Caltech's Paul Wennberg to talk about methane emissions and how to put the Aliso Canyon event into perspective.
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