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07/14/2017

Innovation Speaker Series Highlights Inspiring Researchers, Technologists

Jon Nalick
The weekly science and technology talks will be presented each Thursday through August 3.
Sean Carroll, research professor of physics at Caltech, recently spoke on physics and cosmology as part of the Innovation Speaker Series.
07/11/2017

JPL News: Hidden Stars May Make Planets Appear Smaller

New research from Elise Furlan of Caltech is helping to determine the true density of planets.
Cartoon of sun and planet
07/10/2017

Nick Scoville Honored for "Lifetime of Outstanding Research in Astronomy"

Whitney Clavin
Nick Scoville, who led the COSMOS sky survey for its first 10 years, has been awarded the 2017 Bruce Medal.
Nick Scoville
06/29/2017

ASCIT and GSC Honor Excellence in Teaching

ASCIT and GSC annual awards celebrate outstanding professors and TAs.
Rob Phillips giving a Bi 1 lecture.
06/29/2017

David Tirrell Named Caltech Provost

Shayna Chabner McKinney
An accomplished researcher, academic leader, and longtime Caltech community member, Tirrell will become the chief academic officer
David Tirrell
06/26/2017

"The Farthest—Voyager In Space"

The Farthest tells the story of NASA's Voyager mission and its journey to the outer planets and beyond.
Join science journalist Miles O'Brien in conversation with Voyager team members.
06/21/2017

Ultra-Thin Camera Creates Images Without Lenses

Robert Perkins
Engineers have built a camera that does not need lenses to focus light.
The OPA chip placed on a penny for scale
06/20/2017

The 2017 Library Thesis Prize

Lori Dajose
Senior Daniel Lim has received the 2017 Library Friends' Senior Thesis Prize for his work on sculpting nanofilms with laser illumination.
Soon Wei Daniel Lim
06/19/2017

Commencement 2017

Lori Dajose
Caltech's 123rd annual commencement
photo of Mae Jemison speaking at Caltech's 2017 Commencement
06/19/2017

New Branch in Family Tree of Exoplanets Discovered

Whitney Clavin
In a new Caltech-led study, researchers have classified exoplanets in much the same way that biologists identify new animal species.
Family tree of exoplanets