01/05/2019 17:51:22
The Caltech president, emeritus; life member of Caltech's Board of Trustees; and former secretary of the U.S. Department of Defense, passed away on January 4, 2019. He was 91 years old.
photo of Harold Brown
12/10/2018 09:33:13
Fiona Cowie, professor of philosophy at Caltech, passed away on Sunday, December 9, from complications due to cancer. She was 55 years old.
photo of Fiona Cowie
11/07/2018 15:08:28
Lori Oliwenstein
Burke, the longtime president and treasurer of the Sherman Fairchild Foundation and a life member of the Caltech Board of Trustees, passed away on November 1, 2018.
Walter Burke
10/02/2018 17:12:30
Wilhelmus Luxemburg, emeritus professor of mathematics at Caltech, passed away on October 2, 2018. He was 89 years old.
Wilhelmus A. J. Luxemburg
03/14/2018 01:35:01
Whitney Clavin
Stephen Hawking, the author of A Brief History of Time and a frequent visitor to Caltech, has passed away. He was 76.
photo of Stephen Hawking
02/09/2018 10:47:19
Whitney Clavin
Joseph Polchinski, lauded for his fundamental contributions to string theory, passed away at age 63.
Joseph Polchinski
11/27/2017 17:16:11
Robert Perkins
Joel (J. N.) Franklin, who taught mathematics at Caltech for nearly a half-century, passed away on November 18 at the age of 87.
Franklin
11/16/2017 15:22:45
Austin, who led Caltech Health and Counseling Services for a quarter of a century, retired in 2015.
Kevin Austin
11/10/2017 14:43:16
Whitney Clavin
Longtime Caltech professor of physics Jerome "Jerry" Pine passed away on November 8, 2017.
06/14/2017 11:38:34
Whitney Clavin
Caltech alumnus Jerry Nelson was the principal designer for the W. M. Keck Observatory—the world's largest observatory atop Mauna Kea in Hawaii.
Jerry Nelson
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