News

03/06/2017 17:21:34
Robert Perkins
New minerals found in the Khatyrka meteorite, famed for containing the only known naturally occurring quasicrystals.
Minerals
03/06/2017 12:00:25
Robert Perkins
Combining computational with experimental approaches, researchers identify 12 new materials with potential use in solar fuels generators.
03/04/2017 15:20:22
Alumnus and senior trustee Stephen A. Ross (BS '65), whose work helped shape the development of the field of financial economics, passed away on March 3, 2017. He was 73 years old.
Stephen Ross, 1944–2017
03/03/2017 11:25:09
Leadership chairs funded include those for Caltech’s six division chairs, provost, and president.
Ted (BS ’65, MS ’66) and Ginger Jenkins with John Grotzinger (center), holder of the Ted and Ginger Jenkins Leadership Chair for the Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences.
03/02/2017 11:25:18
Caltech has announced that Regina E. Dugan (PhD '93) and Alexei V. Filippenko (PhD '84) are this year's recipients of the Distinguished Alumni Award.
03/02/2017 09:12:44
Jon Nalick
Concerned faculty organized event in response to international travel restrictions.
More than 500 people flocked to the March 1 gathering at Millikan Pond to support international members of the Caltech community.
03/01/2017 14:58:50
Robert Perkins
A new computer model from Caltech shows how sea ice can freeze icebergs together into a bulwark against glacial movement—and how thinning sea ice can suddenly break apart.
photo of icebergs
03/01/2017 10:41:00
Whitney Clavin
Daniel Lin, a graduate student in the laboratory of André Hoelz, has been awarded the Harold M. Weintraub Graduate Student Award by the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.
Daniel Lin
03/01/2017 10:14:47
Lori Dajose
Rapidly varying temperatures have been measured on the ultrafast streams of gas emanating from around a black hole.
Artist rendition of a black hole with X-rays and winds.
02/28/2017 16:42:46
Sharon Kaplan
The Caltech Pipettes a cappella group performed to their biggest audience yet during a show at the Disneyland resort.