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11/02/2016 16:50:26
The Huntington's new Orbit Pavilion, a collaboration with JPL, lets visitors "hear" 19 of NASA's Earth science satellites pass over them.
photo of the Huntington's Orbit Pavilion
11/02/2016 08:59:34
Anybody can smash a pumpkin, but students at Caltech do it on a grand scale.
Photo of pumpkin falling
11/01/2016 08:56:45
Whitney Clavin
A new system for mapping communication between cells could lead to "wiring diagrams" of animal brains.
fly brain and nervous system
10/31/2016 15:35:44
Today marks the 80th anniversary of the founding of JPL, which traces its roots to a small band of young experimenters who started testing their handmade rocket engines in Pasadena's Arroyo Seco on Halloween day in 1936.
Photo: JPL rocketry pioneers test rocket engines in Pasadena's Arroyo Seco in 1936.
10/29/2016 21:00:13
Whitney Clavin
John D. ("Jack") Roberts, Institute Professor of Chemistry, Emeritus, at Caltech and former provost, passed away on Oct. 29, 2016. He was 98.
10/28/2016 12:06:57
Jon Nalick
Work crews recently took to the rooftops of Caltech's buildings and parking structures to wash clean the thousands of solar panels that provide the campus with as much as 1.4 megawatts of electricity.
Photo of men cleaning solar panels.
10/28/2016 11:35:20
Lori Dajose
Students from around the country use design and programming principles to solve data visualization challenges facing Caltech and JPL researchers.
comparison-rows-genome
10/28/2016 11:33:41
Robert Perkins
New faculty member Andrew Stuart uses mathematics to study basic questions about how to interface sophisticated mathematical models with data.
Andrew Stuart
10/27/2016 16:36:45
Robert Perkins
Altering temperature alters electronic properties in a way that previously has required extreme pressures.
Fermi surface
10/26/2016 12:05:35
Steve Ritea
Spencer Abraham, Rebecka Belldegrun, and alumna Ann Stimmler Johnson have been elected to the Caltech Board of Trustees.
photo of the front of the Parsons-Gates building