10/19/2016 14:21:00
Caltech’s Center for Teaching, Learning, & Outreach will host two events on October 26—open to all members of the campus community—examining how research institutions can improve undergraduate STEM education.
CTLO graphic
10/06/2016 12:30:03
Whitney Clavin
As part of the 50th anniversary of Caltech's Humanities and Social Sciences division, John Sutherland gave a lecture about George Ellery Hale.
photo of John Sutherland presenting a lecture at Caltech
09/29/2016 16:44:11
Robert Perkins
Thousands of students enroll in an online course to study how the laws of quantum mechanics can be used to create secure communications.
photo of Thomas Vidick
09/09/2016 15:14:37
Robert Perkins
At the Resnick Young Investigators Symposium, future leaders of sustainable science and industry will learn about each other's work and foster collaborations.
04/28/2016 17:42:45
Jessica Stoller-Conrad
Historian of science Asif Siddiqi sheds light on forgotten global contributions to the space race.
02/18/2016 09:33:14
Kimm Fesenmaier
The events are free and designed to engage the public in astronomy and to give everyone an opportunity to view the night sky through a telescope.
11/17/2015 09:55:11
Douglas Smith
The road to becoming a T cell is fraught with choices, false starts, and dead ends, where a regulatory tug-of-war brings cells surprisingly close to the border of leukemia.
Fluorescence-labeled immature T cells
10/12/2015 13:42:34
Douglas Smith
Rosetta, named for the inscribed stone that allowed 19th-century historians to unlock the secrets of ancient Egypt, is unlocking the secrets of a far more ancient comet.
Composite Rosetta image of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.
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.
05/05/2015 10:44:15
Douglas Smith
For a brief instant after the Big Bang, the universe flew apart at speeds faster than light; the gravitational waves from this expansion sowed the seeds of galaxies. Caltech professor Jamie Bock is hunting for an echo of these waves in the cosmic microwave background.
BICEP2 at the South Pole
03/27/2015 08:49:26
Douglas Smith
Finding an anti-AIDS vaccine remains an elusive goal—partly because the HIV virus quickly mutates to evade the vaccine's antibodies. In a Watson Lecture on April 1, Caltech's Pamela J. Bjorkman will describe ways to neutralize that mutational advantage.
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