News

11/20/2018 11:24:08
Emily Velasco
In recent years, researchers have begun finding that the results of many scientific studies cannot be replicated, throwing into question their validity.
A graphic showing a scientist looking into a microscope. The image is duplicated four times, with each copy becoming more obscured than the last
11/20/2018 10:25:30
Whitney Clavin
New observations of a young gas giant demonstrate the power of a ground-based method to search for signatures of life.
Artwork of exoplanet HR 8799 c
11/19/2018 12:57:59
Judy Hill
The leader of Caltech’s equity office talks about her new role and why putting everything under one roof will benefit the Institute.
photo of April Castañeda
11/19/2018 10:00:13
Mars 2020 will land at Jezero Crater, an impact basin that was once home to a river delta.
Jezero Crater
11/19/2018 09:58:47
Caltech’s Lihong Wang will discuss his development of photoacoustic tomography during his November 28 Watson Lecture.
image
11/19/2018 08:07:38
Robert Perkins
The 2018 International von Kármán Wings Award recognizes key figures from the French and Indian space agencies.
Wings Awardees
11/16/2018 12:25:15
Whitney Clavin
New chemistry professor Lu Wei combines the tools of physical chemistry and bioimaging to create new ways to see inside cells.
Lu Wei
11/16/2018 09:49:10
Lori Dajose
Caltech scientists have now identified the complex role a particular protein plays in helping stem cells develop into T-lymphocytes, powerful immune cells.
A heat map of gene expression
11/15/2018 10:24:39
Whitney Clavin
A massive star that exploded in a supernova known as "type Ic" may have been pinpointed for the first time.
Artwork of possible progenitor star
11/14/2018 12:41:07
New results from the Spitzer Space Telescope put limits on the size of the asteroid 'Oumuamua.
Artwork of asteroid