02/09/2018 06:54:48
A project team that includes Caltech's Bethany Ehlmann will place a sensor on the International Space Station to study dust sources and gauge dust’s impact on Earth's climate.
EMIT
02/06/2018 09:01:27
Emily Velasco
Researchers in the lab of Harry Gray have discovered how a catalyst splits water using solar power, opening the door to economically viable solar-fuel production.
A graphical representation of the molecular structure of the solar-fuel catalyst developed at Caltech.
12/20/2017 11:00:24
Robert Perkins
Scientists create a model for the maximum magnitude of an earthquake that can be caused through wastewater injection.
Rupture
12/18/2017 14:32:49
Robert Perkins
As levels of atmospheric nitric oxide decline rapidly due to air quality regulations, North American cities may soon experience higher levels of airborne organic hydroperoxides.
Smog
12/01/2017 11:17:41
Robert Perkins
Underwater robots monitoring the waters off of Antarctica discover that near-bottom ocean mixing is enhanced where strong currents intersect steep undersea topography.
Ocean ice
11/29/2017 10:02:50
Whitney Clavin
For the first time, scientists have created bacteria that can make compounds with boron-carbon bonds.
Artist's concept of boron meeting carbon
11/22/2017 12:13:04
Robert Perkins
An empirical model of 55 of California's major reservoirs reveals how they respond to shifting drought conditions and to one another.
Shasta
08/03/2017 12:45:12
Whitney Clavin
New CO2 experiments may lead to artificial, renewable fuels.
Illustration of artificial leaf
07/20/2017 16:25:49
Jon Nalick
Caltech cut water use by 11 percent and trash generation by 5 percent in FY2016.
The annual report details the goals, successes, and challenges facing the Institute in terms of sustainability.
06/28/2017 12:43:36
Robert Perkins
Engineers create nanoscale light detectors capable of distinguishing between different colors.
Color detectors
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