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04/24/2017 09:33:46
Caltech rolls out a new Institute magazine, in print and online
Magazine cover
04/21/2017 19:34:44
Lori Oliwenstein
Concerns around the executive orders on travel, as well as other legal-immigration policies, were the focus of a town hall meeting convened on Friday, April 14, in Beckman Auditorium by a group of concerned Caltech faculty acting on behalf of the Caltech Faculty Board.
photo of town hall panelists
04/21/2017 15:47:06
An early fascination with mathematics led Sam Barnett (BS ’12) to two unexpected roles: CEO and neuroscience student.
Sam Barnett (BS ’12)
04/20/2017 11:02:49
Ivona Kostadinova
An international team of astronomers has seen the strong cosmic magnification and multiple images of a class of supernova referred to as "standard candles."
04/20/2017 11:00:20
Whitney Clavin
First 3-D quantum liquid crystals may have applications in quantum computing.
Patterns from atomic crystals; At right, 3-D quantum liquid crystal
04/19/2017 15:39:49
Dr. Mae Jemison, an engineer, physician, and former NASA astronaut, was the first African American woman to go into space.
Dr. Mae Jemison
04/18/2017 17:09:17
Jon Nalick
For nearly two decades, the program has provided top science students with first-hand exposure to Caltech faculty and their research.
Garreth Ruane, a postdoctoral scholar in astronomy, shows visiting students from South Pasadena High School filtered views of the sun.
04/17/2017 15:31:39
Lori Dajose
On April 4, author Dava Sobel visited Caltech to discuss her latest book, on women in astronomy.
04/17/2017 13:53:11
Robert Perkins
Researchers at Caltech and Harvard have found that changes in the amount of hydroxyl in the atmosphere may be responsible for the recent increase in global methane that started in 2007.
Methane
04/17/2017 13:38:47
Newly minted PhDs Jessica Hinojosa and Abigail “Abby” Crites (BS ’06) are traveling to far-flung corners of the world to advance their research.
Caltech postdoctoral scholars Jessica Hinojosa (left) and Abigail “Abby” Crites (right).