$100 Million Gift from Gordon and Betty Moore Will Bolster Graduate Fellowships
The Moores describe Caltech as a one-of-a-kind institution in its ability to train budding scientists and engineers and conduct high-risk research with world-changing results—and they are committed to helping the Institute maintain that ability far into the future.
Searching for Vibrations from the Big Bang
For a brief instant after the Big Bang, the universe flew apart at speeds faster than light; the gravitational waves from this expansion sowed the seeds of galaxies. Caltech professor Jamie Bock is hunting for an echo of these waves in the cosmic microwave background.
JCAP Funding Renewed
On Monday, April 27, the Department of Energy (DOE) announced a five-year, $75 million renewal of the Joint Center for Artificial Photosynthesis (JCAP). JCAP's mission is to explore the science and technology of artificial photosynthesis to harness solar energy for the production of fuel.
In The Media
July 15, 2015
Celebrating 50 years of Martian imagery
50 years ago, Mariner 4 began the public's love for images of the solar system with its flyby of Mars. Caltech physicists, geologists and engineers were instrumental in getting a newly formed NASA and Jet Propulsion Laboratory off the ground, with a series of early planetary missions.
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