News

03/05/2018 09:18:55
Lori Dajose
Surprisingly, a quintessential equation of quantum mechanics emerges while studying astronomical disks of orbiting material.
03/02/2018 12:19:41
Whitney Clavin
Evan Kirby discusses his work with high school students and his recent Cottrell Scholarship.
Evan Kirby
03/02/2018 11:28:09
Sharon Kaplan
The search for extrasolar planets has uncovered a dizzying array of planetary systems.
Andrew W. Howard
03/01/2018 14:38:01
Whitney Clavin
A new computer program will allow astrophysicists to better model extreme events involving neutron stars.
Artist's concept of two neutron stars colliding.
03/01/2018 09:37:09
Five alumni will be presented with the Distinguished Alumni Award, the highest honor the Institute bestows upon a graduate.
photo of the Distinguished Alumni Award medal
02/28/2018 13:27:08
Robert Perkins
A collaboration between two labs at Caltech yields an improvement in microscopy results.
Optics
02/28/2018 10:00:37
Lori Dajose
Caltech researchers discover the wiring of the circuit in the mouse brain that drives and quenches thirst.
02/26/2018 09:30:29
U.S. Congressman John Lewis's visit comes 60 years after MLK visited campus
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02/26/2018 09:30:19
Jennifer Torres Siders
Sixty years ago this month, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. visited Caltech as part of the Caltech Y's Leaders of America program, urging students to "rise above the narrow confines of individual concerns to the broad concerns of all humanity."
photo of Martin Luther King, Jr.
02/26/2018 08:01:35
Whitney Clavin
A Caltech-led astronomy team is homing in on the nature of extreme objects known as ULXs.
Image of M51