News

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.
01/31/2017 16:18:01
Robert Perkins
Caltech alumnus Harold Rosen (MS '48, PhD '51), designer of the first geostationary satellite, has passed away.
Rosen
01/31/2017 15:47:05
Judy Hill
Four presidents discuss the role of institutions of higher education in times of political change and social turmoil.
photo of panelists
01/30/2017 17:19:14
Robert Perkins
Newly developed flexible artificial skin senses changes in temperature much the same way pit vipers sense nearby prey.
Skin