News

02/10/2017 12:02:08
Whitney Clavin
Caltech mourns the loss of alumnus Neil Gehrels, a leader in the study of cosmic gamma-ray bursts.
photo of Neil Gehrels
02/10/2017 11:16:23
Jon Nalick
Caltech recently spoke with Jennifer Howes, the campus’s director of health and counseling services, to discuss what her office offers students and her goal of addressing students’ counseling needs.
Jennifer Howes, the campus’ director of health and counseling services
02/09/2017 12:43:11
Three Caltech alumni have been elected as members of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE).
02/06/2017 09:09:22
Judy Hill
Caltech and The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens have embarked on a new collaboration.
photo of Leah Klement
02/04/2017 15:06:37
Jon Nalick
Stressed by drought, windstorms, and a systemic fungal infection, the 400-year-old Engelmann oak tree treasured by generations of Institute staff, faculty, and students has died.
The Engelmann oak as it appeared in 1965.
02/03/2017 13:01:50
Lori Dajose
Assistant Professor Luciano Pomatto explains how good predictions and bad predictions can often be confused for one another.
photo of Luciano Pomatto
02/03/2017 09:08:57
Whitney Clavin
Caltech and JPL scientists and the cast, crew, and producers of the popular Syfy series The Expanse teamed up at Caltech for a panel discussion of the science behind the show,
02/02/2017 11:58:38
Lori Dajose
Sébastien Candel, a Caltech Distinguished Alumnus, has been elected president of the French Academy of Sciences.
photo of Sébastien Candel
02/02/2017 09:22:38
Whitney Clavin
Caltech researchers are learning more about how ribosome chaperones work, showing that one particular chaperone binds to its protein client almost like a glove fitting a hand.
structural rendering of ribosomal protein
02/01/2017 11:44:34
Robert Perkins
A self-contained flying robot successfully mimics the flight of bats using a morphing skeleton array and a silicone-based membrane skin.