News

05/05/2018 12:29:58
The Mars InSight mission has successfully launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base and is on its way to the Red Planet.
LIftoff
05/04/2018 14:18:03
Robert Perkins
Andrei Faraon will receive the Adolph Lomb Medal from the Optical Society of America for his work on on-chip quantum photonic technologies.
Faraon
05/04/2018 10:50:31
Robert Perkins
New faculty member Jörn Callies discusses his work studying the eddies and turbulent features that dictate how carbon dioxide and heat are soaked up by the ocean.
Jörn Callies
05/03/2018 15:40:24
Lori Dajose
At Caltech's annual TeachWeek, trustee Shirley Malcom spoke about the importance of teaching methods and policies that support diversity in STEM education.
05/03/2018 14:06:20
Emily Velasco
Caltech and The Huntington Library are hosting Frankenstein: Then and Now, 1818–2018, a conference celebrating the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley's timeless novel.
Drawing of Victor Frankenstein working on his monster. A skeleton lies on the table in front of him
05/03/2018 11:03:10
Lori Dajose
Many studies have linked the gut microbiome to health and disease. New research from Caltech reveals mechanisms utilized by gut bacteria to assemble a microbiome in the first place.
An electron microscopy image of a section of the mouse gut, showing B. fragilis aggregating close to the epithelial cells that make up the lining of the gut.
05/03/2018 09:02:55
Lori Dajose
The 2018 Edward M. Scolnick Prize in Neuroscience is awarded to Caltech's David Anderson.
David Anderson in front of a whiteboard with equations.
05/01/2018 10:09:30
Emily Velasco
Leslie Jamison, an essayist and best-selling author of books that include The Gin Closet: A Novel and The Empathy Exams: Essays, will speak about her struggles with alcoholism chronicled in her new memoir, The Recovering: Intoxication and Its Aftermath.
Portrait of author Leslie Jamison
04/30/2018 09:57:41
Emily Velasco
Astrophysics student Roohi Dalal has received a Fulbright fellowship to travel to the Netherlands where she will study the distribution of galaxies in the universe. The way galaxies are arranged could reveal clues about how general relativity works on large scales.
A portrait of student Roohi Dalal
04/30/2018 08:01:29
Robert Perkins
Nanostructures inspired by transparent butterfly wings help eye implants function better and safely avoid biofouling.
Eye implant