05/25/2017 09:37:19
Emily Velasco
New research could make fertilizer production more environmentally friendly while shedding light on a biological mystery.
Fertilizer is applied to an agricultural field.
05/02/2017 16:53:37
Lori Dajose
Caltech professors and alumni included among the Academy's new members
Logo of the National Academy of Sciences
05/01/2017 08:21:50
Robert Perkins
Engineers and scientists experimentally observe surface twisting in thrust faults that can momentarily rip open the earth's surface.
Earthquake
04/28/2017 16:35:17
Robert Perkins
Witnesses to the history of GPS will return to campus to share experiences with the Caltech community at a daylong celebration of the division's 90th anniversary.
photo of two row boats on a Grand Canyon expedition in 1939
04/26/2017 15:59:24
Lori Oliwenstein
Congressman Adam Schiff hosted a climate change panel discussion at Caltech in front of an audience of nearly 800 constituents and local community members.
photo of Adam Schiff and panelists before town hall meeting at Caltech
04/17/2017 13:53:11
Robert Perkins
Researchers at Caltech and Harvard have found that changes in the amount of hydroxyl in the atmosphere may be responsible for the recent increase in global methane that started in 2007.
Methane
03/30/2017 14:27:59
Robert Perkins
A new study adds 41 new types of cyanobacteria, and helps pin down when in history they "invented" oxygen-producing photosynthesis.
Bacterial mats
03/14/2017 14:42:58
Robert Perkins
A new study suggests that efficient nutrient consumption by plankton in the Southern Ocean drove carbon sequestration in the deep ocean during the ice ages.
Fossils
03/06/2017 17:21:34
Robert Perkins
New minerals found in the Khatyrka meteorite, famed for containing the only known naturally occurring quasicrystals.
Minerals
03/01/2017 14:58:50
Robert Perkins
A new computer model from Caltech shows how sea ice can freeze icebergs together into a bulwark against glacial movement—and how thinning sea ice can suddenly break apart.
photo of icebergs
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