News

11/20/2017 10:23:00
Robert Perkins
Caltech team found why high-energy electrons can leak out of an LED before emitting light, leading to efficiency loss.
LEDs
11/16/2017 15:22:45
Austin, who led Caltech Health and Counseling Services for a quarter of a century, retired in 2015.
Kevin Austin
11/16/2017 10:13:22
Emily Velasco
Michael Ewens of Caltech and Richard Townsend of UC San Diego examined data for nearly 18,000 start-ups and found that companies started by women have a harder time finding funding because male investors prefer companies started by men.
Graphic showing a woman being held back by sexism while men advance
11/16/2017 09:30:22
Samuel Garrison, a leader in government relations and civic engagement, will start January 2, 2018.
Samuel Garrison
11/14/2017 09:00:11
Whitney Clavin
The latest workhorse camera at Palomar Observatory will scan the majority of the night sky every night, looking for cosmic events as they happen.
ZTF First Light image
11/13/2017 12:00:13
Robert Perkins
Engineers used the flow of water over a crystal plate to generate a stable ring of plasma without a vacuum chamber or electromagnetic fields to contain it.
Ring
11/10/2017 14:43:16
Whitney Clavin
Longtime Caltech professor of physics Jerome "Jerry" Pine passed away on November 8, 2017.
11/10/2017 14:06:41
Salinas starts on December 1.
Christy Lee Salinas
11/09/2017 15:09:17
Read the Latest Issue of The Caltech Effect, the E-Magazine of the Break Through Campaign.
Artistic image of the campus Englemann Oak
11/07/2017 09:58:15
Pair was selected for work in antibiotic-resistance testing.
Graduate students Nathan Schoepp and recent graduate Travis Schlappi accept their award at the Collegiate Inventors Competition, held in Alexandria, Virginia, on November 3.