06/14/2017 11:38:34
Whitney Clavin
Caltech alumnus Jerry Nelson was the principal designer for the W. M. Keck Observatory—the world's largest observatory atop Mauna Kea in Hawaii.
Jerry Nelson
06/08/2017 10:39:39
Whitney Clavin
Caltech space artists Robert Hurt and Tim Pyle help scientists imagine the exotic landscapes of other worlds.
06/07/2017 11:44:47
Robert Perkins
Caltech postdoctoral researcher Jessica Watkins will be among the newest generation of American astronauts
06/06/2017 10:32:05
Data from the Caltech-led GALEX mission allowed researchers to study the flares from cool dwarf stars.
Illustration of red dwarf with planet
06/01/2017 21:08:51
Lori Oliwenstein
Caltech celebrated its 62nd Annual Service and Impact Awards on Thursday, June 1, 2017, honoring 397 staff members.
Michael Walsh, an engineer in the Division of Biology and Biological Engineering, was honored for his 45 years of service to the Institute.
06/01/2017 11:12:42
The Mars Curiosity rover has provided evidence that an ancient lake on Mars supported chemical reactions that are fundamental to the basic functions of life.
06/01/2017 08:01:30
Whitney Clavin
Newest LIGO observation provides clues about the spins, and possible origins, of binary black holes.
Artist concept of merging black holes
05/15/2017 10:19:04
Manan Arya (PhD ’16) had a space problem with a novel solution.
Manan Arya (PhD ’16)
05/08/2017 15:24:28
Emily Velasco
Each year, hundreds participate in the Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships (SURF) program.
A student engages in research in a lab.
05/08/2017 08:05:42
Whitney Clavin
Chemical engineer Konstantinos P. Giapis has figured out a nagging mystery in space—how molecular oxygen is produced on comets.
Diagram showing how molecular oxygen is created
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