03/01/2018 09:37:09
Five alumni will be presented with the Distinguished Alumni Award, the highest honor the Institute bestows upon a graduate.
photo of the Distinguished Alumni Award medal
02/26/2018 08:01:35
Whitney Clavin
A Caltech-led astronomy team is homing in on the nature of extreme objects known as ULXs.
Image of M51
02/26/2018 08:00:21
Astronomers using the Keck Observatory have discovered that certain groups of stars were kicked out from the flat disk of our galaxy.
Illustration of halo stars in the study
02/15/2018 13:18:29
Emily Velasco
An unexpected setback sent a Thomas Luke's (BS '86) career in a new direction.
Photo of Caltech Alumnus Thomas Luke with Washington, D.C. in the background.
02/15/2018 08:17:01
Whitney Clavin
Three members of the Caltech faculty are among this year's Sloan Research Fellows.
02/13/2018 11:11:30
Whitney Clavin
Two Caltech students have been awarded the Churchill Scholarship to pursue graduate studies at the University of Cambridge.
Matthew Weidner and Aishwarya Nene
02/09/2018 10:47:19
Whitney Clavin
Joseph Polchinski, lauded for his fundamental contributions to string theory, passed away at age 63.
Joseph Polchinski
02/05/2018 10:01:25
A new study offers the best measurements yet of the densities of the TRAPPIST-1 planets.
Illustration of seven TRAPPIST-1 planets
02/01/2018 13:05:38
Whitney Clavin
Nick Hutzler talks about what drew him to Caltech—first as an undergraduate and now more than 10 years later as new faculty.
Nick Hutzler
01/24/2018 11:04:33
Jim Fuller talks about movies he has developed to better understand the pulsations of planets and stars.
Jim Fuller
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