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01/05/2018 13:18:31
A new Caltech-built instrument at Keck Observatory has captured its first spectral image.
NIRES "first-light" image
01/05/2018 10:19:19
In this 2017 address, President Rosenbaum discusses the history, future, and critical importance of the instruments designed and built by Caltech researchers.
01/03/2018 10:00:09
Whitney Clavin
Engineered bacteria can be imaged by ultrasound.
Artwork of cellular sonar
12/21/2017 13:51:09
In 2017, Caltech welcomed 20 new faculty members to the Institute's six divisions—specialists in fields ranging from entomology to quantum physics.
photo of wistaria on Arms Laboratory at Caltech
12/20/2017 11:00:24
Robert Perkins
Scientists create a model for the maximum magnitude of an earthquake that can be caused through wastewater injection.
Rupture
12/20/2017 10:01:16
Whitney Clavin
Light detected from a neutron star merger is not from a super-fast jet as previously suspected, but rather a bubble-like cocoon.
12/19/2017 10:38:48
The Tianqiao and Chrissy Chen Neuroscience Research Building will be a hub for interdisciplinary brain research.
Chrissy Luo, Caltech President Thomas F. Rosenbaum, and Tianqiao Chen
12/18/2017 14:56:26
Lori Dajose
Neurons within the posterior parietal cortex gather information about our memories to help us make memory-based decisions.
a diagram of a brain
12/18/2017 14:32:49
Robert Perkins
As levels of atmospheric nitric oxide decline rapidly due to air quality regulations, North American cities may soon experience higher levels of airborne organic hydroperoxides.
Smog
12/15/2017 15:30:49
Lori Dajose
Two neuropeptides in zebrafish provide clues to the complex neural mechanisms underlying sleep.
An image of a zebrafish brain with NPY-expressing neurons labeled