11/11/2016 15:43:59
Whitney Clavin
The frustrations of an 18th-century astronomer inspire a modern-day artist.
art exhibit at Caltech
11/09/2016 14:59:54
Lori Dajose
Domestic violence in 19th-century England, teaching a computer to play an Atari game—a glimpse at undergraduate research at Caltech.
Jagriti Agrawal and Yisong Yue.
09/30/2016 09:23:53
Lori Dajose
A conversation with Sarah Gronningsater, a new assistant professor of history studying 18th and 19th century American history.
photo of Sarah Gronningsater
06/03/2016 16:25:37
Jessica Stoller-Conrad
In a conversational French class at Caltech, scientists pick up technical vocabulary to prepare for research and educational experiences abroad.
04/28/2016 17:42:45
Jessica Stoller-Conrad
Historian of science Asif Siddiqi sheds light on forgotten global contributions to the space race.
02/11/2016 17:53:40
Lori Dajose
On February 4, Caltech welcomed Dr. Laila Lalami as part of the writer-in-residence program.
01/26/2016 08:56:38
Kimm Fesenmaier
The division will mark the anniversary with a lecture series, inviting distinguished HSS alumni and faculty members—both past and present—to speak about their work and the impact that Caltech has had on their careers. Historian and Caltech professor emeritus Daniel Kevles will deliver the first lecture on Thursday, January 28, at 5 p.m. in Caltech's Baxter Lecture Hall.
10/12/2015 15:42:57
Rod Pyle
MTI is a research program that investigates the roles of a wide range of material things in human culture.
06/23/2015 11:23:04
Kathy Svitil
Three years ago this week, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled unconstitutional a key provision of the Voting Rights Act (VRA), which was enacted in 1965 and extended four times since then by Congress. The decision, says Kousser, was wrong.
05/18/2015 10:49:11
Douglas Smith
Conservation scientists and materials scientists use the same methods to work toward very different ends: conservation scientists study the treasures of the past, whereas materials scientists create the everyday stock of the future. Professor Faber does both.
Scanning an oil painting with an X-ray fluorescence spectrometer.
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