News

10/18/2017 11:37:29
Researchers from Caltech and the University of Southern California (USC) report the first application of quantum computing to a physics problem.
Higgs boson event
10/17/2017 17:54:02
Robert Perkins
Caltech's Konstantin Batygin has been named one of the 2017 Packard Fellows in Science and Engineering.
Batygin
10/17/2017 13:24:17
Robert Perkins
Caltech's Thomas Vidick has been named an Azrieli Global Scholar by the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research.
Vidick
10/16/2017 07:00:24
Kathy Svitil
After being alerted to a gravitational-wave event by LIGO and its European counterpart Virgo, thousands of scientists across the globe looked at a patch of sky and saw the aftermath of a neutron star collision, marking the first time such an event has been observed with both gravitational-wave and conventional astronomy.
image
10/16/2017 07:00:19
Discovery marks first cosmic event observed in both gravitational waves and light.
10/12/2017 12:34:23
Robert Perkins
The creators of the Voyager Golden Record, along with cultural experts, weigh in on the history and influence of the farthest-flung message from humanity.
Panel
10/11/2017 12:41:27
Astronomers hunting for new worlds have established a possible signpost for giant exoplanets.
illustration of exoplanet and small bodies
10/09/2017 11:28:59
Robert Perkins
Intense neutron beams force metallic glasses to give up one of their secrets: the source of a huge increase in entropy at the glass transition.
Hillary
10/09/2017 09:17:32
Jon Nalick
Recycling efforts will continue for on-campus community members.
Recycling bins
10/05/2017 14:25:44
The film—produced by Caltech Trustee Donald Tang—follows a young Thurgood Marshall, the first African-American Supreme Court Justice.
Poster for the movie Marshall