07/11/2016 08:29:36
Williams received the award for her sustained record of innovation and achievement in the area of structural-surface physics. She now serves as director of the Advanced Research Project Agency (ARPA-E) in the U.S. Department of Energy.
06/06/2016 08:18:19
Betzig received the award for his groundbreaking contributions to microscopy. He pioneered a method known as single-molecule microscopy, or “nanoscopy,” which allows cellular structures at the nanoscale to be observed using an optical microscope, for which he shared the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2014.
06/02/2016 06:23:39
Whitney Clavin
The $1 million Kavli Prize in Astrophysics has been awarded to the three founders of LIGO.
06/01/2016 10:52:58
Whitney Clavin
This year's Shaw Prize in Astronomy, worth $1.2 million, has been awarded to the trio of researchers who founded LIGO.
Aerial photograph of LIGO Livingston facility
05/24/2016 06:23:04
Whitney Clavin
Innovator Frances Arnold has been awarded the Millennium Technology Prize for her "directed evolution" method, which creates new and better proteins in the laboratory using principles of evolution. The Millennium Technology Prize is one of the world's most prestigious technology awards.
05/20/2016 15:55:40
Robert Perkins
Yuki Oka, assistant professor of biology, will receive the 2016 McKnight Scholars Award.
05/12/2016 13:56:57
Lori Dajose
Caltech's Drever and Thorne receive the Gruber Cosmology Prize for their role in discovering gravitational waves.
05/11/2016 12:14:51
Robert Perkins
Hirosi Ooguri, the Fred Kavli Professor of Theoretical Physics and Mathematics and founding director of the Walter Burke Institute for Theoretical Physics, will be the 2016 recipient of the Chunichi Cultural Award.
05/03/2016 18:23:38
Lori Dajose
Three faculty members and four alumni have been elected to the National Academy of Sciences.
04/28/2016 17:27:10
Lori Dajose
Kurtis Carsch and Paul Dieterle have been selected to receive Hertz Fellowships.
04/25/2016 13:19:54
Marcus Woo
The Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics has put Caltech quantum computing and superstring theory experts in the spotlight.
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