Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Center for Student Services 360 (Workshop Space)

Teaching & Learning in the American System: Student-Teacher Interactions

Reflecting on BICEP2

Caltech professor of physics Jamie Bock, co–principal investigator for BICEP2 and the chief architect of the telescope's detectors, described the finding as "mind-boggling."
Thursday, April 17, 2014
Cahill, Hameetman Auditorium

Dark Matter in Southern California (DaMaSC) Symposium

Jamie Bock to Speak on BICEP2 Experiment

On March 20, 2014, Jamie Bock, professor of physics at Caltech and senior research scientist at the JPL, will give a talk on the BICEP2 experiment and its recent detection of B-mode polarization indicating the effect of gravitational waves on the cosmic microwave background (CMB).

BICEP2 Discovers First Direct Evidence of Inflation and Primordial Gravitational Waves

Astronomers announced today that they have acquired the strongest confirmation yet of cosmic inflation theories, which say the universe expanded by 100 trillion trillion times in less than the blink of an eye.

Building BICEP2: A Conversation with Jamie Bock

Caltech Professor of Physics Jamie Bock and his collaborators announced on March 17, 2014 that they have successfully measured a B-mode polarization signal in the cosmic microwave background (CMB) using the BICEP2 telescope at the South Pole.

Caltech Appoints Diana Jergovic to Newly Created Position of Vice President for Strategy Implementation

In the newly created position, Jergovic will collaborate closely with the president and provost, and with the division chairs, faculty, and senior leadership on campus and at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
Monday, March 31, 2014
Center for Student Services 360 (Workshop Space)

Unleashing Collaborative Learning through Technology: A Study of Tablet-Mediated Student Learning

Theoretical Physicist Wins Feynman Prize for Excellence in Teaching

Steven C. Frautschi, professor of theoretical physics, emeritus, at Caltech, has been awarded the Richard P. Feynman Prize for Excellence in Teaching—Caltech's most prestigious teaching honor.

NuSTAR Reveals Radioactive Matter in Supernova Remnant

For the first time, NuSTAR has mapped radioactive material from the core of a supernova explosion.


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