Life at Caltech
A new instrument at Palomar Observatory holds the promise of deepening our understanding of planets beyond our sun.
- Victor and Elizabeth Atkins Professor of Chemistry
Exposing undergraduate students to different kinds of research is a cause Nobel laureate Robert Grubbs cares about deeply. He intentionally welcomes undergraduates into his laboratory during the pivotal years when they begin to imagine their futures in science.
- Undergraduate Student
Nayla Abney took a chance leaving New Jersey and the East Coast to come to Caltech. She helped launch the inaugural season for women's soccer at Caltech in 2017 and says the sport and the team teach lessons that help her in the classroom and on the field. The chemical engineering major is inspired by the researchers and professors on campus, and she is committed to building a legacy for other young women at Caltech.
- Research Professor of Physics
While science is a powerful tool for understanding our universe, it is not the only one, insists Caltech theoretical physicist Sean Carroll. On Mindscape, his podcast, Carroll hosts conversations with interesting thinkers on topics across the academic spectrum: from superstring theory to the fall of Rome and everything in between.
"I've been doing it ever since." In 2017 Barry Barish's passion for physics led to a Nobel Prize. He was awarded t… https://t.co/JvS9r95OPg