News

11/21/2016 08:11:40
Whitney Clavin
Researchers are taking steps toward cracking the puzzle of how high-temperature superconductors work.
artistic representation of data
11/21/2016 08:02:49
Robert Perkins
The 32nd International von Kármán Wings Award goes to Caltech alumnus and trustee Charles Trimble, famed for commercializing GPS technology.
Award presentation
11/21/2016 08:00:24
Whitney Clavin
A new technique called MEMOIR can record the life history of animal cells.
MEMOIR cells
11/18/2016 14:29:45
Lori Dajose
By boosting genes that destroy defective mitochondrial DNA, researchers can slow down and potentially reverse an important part of the aging process.
Mitochondrial DNA
11/17/2016 17:50:29
Robert Perkins
Rolf Sabersky, Caltech alumnus and member of the faculty since 1949, died on October 24 at the age of 96.
photo of Rolf Sabersky with spectrophotometer
11/17/2016 11:00:05
Lori Dajose
The detection of the most luminous fast radio burst to date brings new insights into the cosmic web between galaxies.
Dynamic spectrum of the FRB
11/16/2016 16:05:03
Lori Oliwenstein
Caltech's partnership with The Huntington enriches students' studies.
photo of a first-edition volume of Jane Austen's Northanger Abbey and Persuasion
11/16/2016 11:12:00
Kathy Svitil
Researchers have combined magnetic fields and large pressures to induce exotic states of matter, and to nudge them between types of quantum order.
graphic showing electrons and magnetic moments of atoms
11/14/2016 10:13:33
Whitney Clavin
Researchers are developing new tools for the emerging field called microbial therapeutics, in which bacteria are used as medicine.
11/11/2016 17:55:56
On Friday, November 11, the Institute celebrated Veterans Day with a special event honoring the service and contributions of veterans at Caltech, JPL, and across the nation.
photo of Colonel Nancy Sumner, California Air National Guard, USAF Ret.