Popping Microbubbles Help Focus Light Inside the Body
A new technique developed at Caltech that uses gas-filled microbubbles for focusing light inside tissue could one day provide doctors with a minimally invasive way of destroying tumors with lasers, and lead to improved diagnostic medical imaging.
Tracking Down the "Missing" Carbon From the Martian Atmosphere
Caltech and JPL researchers identify a process involving UV light from the sun that helps explain how a moderately dense martian atmosphere 3.8 billion years ago could have evolved into the current thin one without invoking a missing carbon reservoir.
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm, Tuesday, September 27
Rock Climbing Anchors: A Discussion of Forces and Methods
5:00 pm to 6:00 pm, Thursday, September 29
George Ellery Hale's Vision of the Humane Scientist: Has it Survived?
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm, Monday, October 3
Climbing Attempt of the North Col Northeast Ridge Route of Mount Everest
8:00 pm to 10:00 pm, Friday, October 7
Cosmic Explosions through the Ages: Supernovae Seen with the Naked Eye
In The Media
September 21, 2016
Air & Space Magazine
Big Glass and the Age of New Astronomy
Story on the Thirty Meter Telescope, the controversy over its construction, and what efforts to build newer and bigger telescopes might mean—good and bad—for the future of astronomy. Piece prominently features Ed Stone and Shri Kulkarni.
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