09/08/2003 07:00:00
Robert Tindol

First there was liquid metal, that wondrous substance from Bill Johnson's materials science lab at Caltech that is now used for golf clubs and tennis rackets. Now a couple of Johnson's enterprising grad students have come up with a new invention-liquid metal foam.

08/20/2003 07:00:00
Robert Tindol

Two months after a pivotal study on the potential impact of a future hydrogen economy on the environment, further evidence is emerging on what would happen to new quantities of hydrogen released into the atmosphere through human activity.

07/31/2003 07:00:00
PASADENA, Calif. — In trying to predict where earthquakes will occur, few people would think to look at Earth's gravity field.
07/29/2003 07:00:00
Photos available at http://www.astro.caltech.edu/palomar/oschin_telescope.htm

PALOMAR Mountain, Calif. — A major new sky survey has begun at the Palomar Observatory.

07/17/2003 07:00:00
Astrophysicists have had an exceedingly difficult time charting the mysterious stuff called dark matter that permeates the universe because it's--well--dark.
06/26/2003 07:00:00
Robert Tindol

Scientists at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) and the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) have set a new Internet2 land speed record using the next-generation Internet protocol IPv6.

06/12/2003 07:00:00
According to conventional wisdom, hydrogen-fueled cars are environmentally friendly because they emit only water vapor -- a naturally abundant atmospheric gas.
05/29/2003 07:00:00
For the first time, the planets orbiting a pulsar have been "weighed" by measuring precisely variations in the time it takes them to complete an orbit, according to a team of astronomers from the California Institute of Technology and Pennsylvania State University.

Reporting at the summer meeting

05/07/2003 07:00:00
Marcus Woo
Mapping and manipulating the neural circuits involved in such innate behaviors as fear.
04/21/2003 07:00:00
California Institute of Technology biologist Mary Kennedy has been named project director for a $4 million federal project grant to better understand how the brain processes signals.