News

11/23/2016 14:21:12
Jon Nalick
The Amgen Foundation highlighted two program alumni with Caltech ties as "especially poised to impact the future of science and medicine."
logo for Amgen, white on blue
11/22/2016 10:04:14
Lori Dajose
LIGO scientists and a synthetic biology professor are recognized for their efforts in advancing science.
the words "AAAS Fellows" on a green background
11/21/2016 08:11:40
Whitney Clavin
Researchers are taking steps toward cracking the puzzle of how high-temperature superconductors work.
artistic representation of data
11/21/2016 08:02:49
Robert Perkins
The 32nd International von Kármán Wings Award goes to Caltech alumnus and trustee Charles Trimble, famed for commercializing GPS technology.
Award presentation
11/21/2016 08:00:24
Whitney Clavin
A new technique called MEMOIR can record the life history of animal cells.
MEMOIR cells
11/18/2016 14:29:45
Lori Dajose
By boosting genes that destroy defective mitochondrial DNA, researchers can slow down and potentially reverse an important part of the aging process.
Mitochondrial DNA
11/17/2016 17:50:29
Robert Perkins
Rolf Sabersky, Caltech alumnus and member of the faculty since 1949, died on October 24 at the age of 96.
photo of Rolf Sabersky with spectrophotometer
11/17/2016 11:00:05
Lori Dajose
The detection of the most luminous fast radio burst to date brings new insights into the cosmic web between galaxies.
Dynamic spectrum of the FRB
11/16/2016 16:05:03
Lori Oliwenstein
Caltech's partnership with The Huntington enriches students' studies.
photo of a first-edition volume of Jane Austen's Northanger Abbey and Persuasion
11/16/2016 11:12:00
Kathy Svitil
Researchers have combined magnetic fields and large pressures to induce exotic states of matter, and to nudge them between types of quantum order.
graphic showing electrons and magnetic moments of atoms