06/20/2016 11:53:06
Gehrels received the award for his scientific leadership in the study of gamma-ray bursts as well as for his significant contributions to high-energy astrophysics, infrared astronomy, and instrument development.
12/03/2015 16:39:29
Lori Dajose
Toy companies Roominate and Crossbeams, both founded by Caltech alumni, challenge traditional ideas of what a toy is, whom it's made for, and how it can inspire.
12/01/2015 18:42:43
Lori Dajose
Erik Winfree (PhD '98) and Jay R. Winkler (PhD '84) have been elected as Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
11/30/2015 15:05:18
Chinese aeronautical engineer and academic leader Xuji Fan (MS ’37, MS ’39) passed away on November 21. He was 102.
11/24/2015 13:30:44
Ann Motrunich
Ted (BS ’65, MS ’66) and Ginger Jenkins—longtime Caltech supporters and early employees in the semiconductor industry—have established a leadership chair for the Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences (GPS).
Ted and Ginger Jenkins
11/12/2015 16:03:06
Douglas Smith
Caltech celebrates the 25th year of the Beckman Institute and the 80th birthday of Harry Gray, the Beckman Professor of Chemistry and the institute's founding director.
Caltech chemist Harry Gray
11/10/2015 21:01:11
Lori Dajose
Two Caltech alumni, Arthur McDonald (PhD '70) and Ian Agol (BS '92), have been named recipients of 2016 Breakthrough Prize awards.
10/28/2015 09:29:11
Kimm Fesenmaier
Two giants from the biomedicine world—David Ho and Bill Rastetter—join Caltech's Board of Trustees.
10/06/2015 20:07:41
Douglas Smith
Arthur B. McDonald (PhD '70), director of the Sudbury Neutrino Observatory (SNO) in Ontario, Canada, and Takaaki Kajita, at the University of Tokyo, Kashiwa, Japan, have shared the 2015 Nobel Prize in Physics for the discovery that neutrinos can change their identities as they travel through space.
10/05/2015 18:54:41
Lori Dajose
On October 3, the Graduate Aerospace Laboratories at Caltech (GALCIT) will host an exhibition titled "Qian Xue-sen: A Man of Science and an Inspiration to Scholars."
07/27/2015 08:56:22
Alyce Nicolo and Wayne Lewis
The Moores describe Caltech as a one-of-a-kind institution in its ability to train budding scientists and engineers and conduct high-risk research with world-changing results—and they are committed to helping the Institute maintain that ability far into the future.
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