News

01/30/2017 11:02:04
Whitney Clavin
The Keck Observatory's vortex coronagraph has the potential to image planetary systems closer to their host stars than was possible before.
Brown dwarf HIP 79124 B
01/27/2017 14:41:39
Robert Perkins
From robot bats to swarms of satellites to flying cars, new Caltech faculty member Soon-Jo Chung is changing the way we look at autonomous flight.
photo of Soon-Jo Chung
01/26/2017 12:20:41
Lori Dajose
A new study explains the nimble, complex maneuvers that allow the pesky fruit fly to evade being swatted.
Fruit fly flight simulator.
01/26/2017 08:34:21
Whitney Clavin
The National Academy of Sciences is honoring five members of the LIGO team with two distinguished prizes.
01/25/2017 08:53:54
Lori Dajose
David Anderson has received the Perl-UNC Prize for his discovery of neural circuit mechanisms underlying emotional behaviors.
David Anderson in front of a whiteboard with equations.
01/24/2017 16:22:08
Judy Hill
For the handful of students in Caltech's legendary Physics 11 seminar, jumping over hurdles is just the beginning.
photo of Daniel Mark at a white board
01/24/2017 14:50:04
The supernova SN 2014C dramatically changed in appearance over the course of a year, surprising astronomers.
Chandra image of galaxy NGC 7331
01/24/2017 10:42:06
In recognition of Caltech's 125th anniversary, President Rosenbaum celebrates the Institute's history of scientific breakthroughs and presents his vision for the future.
01/24/2017 10:29:33
Lori Dajose
Neurons specialized for processing faces in the human brain are controlled by attention, according to a new Caltech study.
01/24/2017 08:05:08
Whitney Clavin
The National Academy of Sciences has awarded Frances Arnold the 2017 Sackler Prize for her work on directed evolution.
Frances Arnold