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06/15/2017

AGEP Postdocs Reflect on Experiences

Lori Dajose
Underrepresented minority postdoctoral scholars discuss their experiences with the AGEP program at Caltech.
AGEP
06/15/2017

Break Through Prospers

Break Through, publicly launched just over a year ago, is already the most successful campaign in Caltech’s history.
photo of Ruthwick and Sathwick Pathireddy
06/15/2017

Caltech Faculty Receive Named Professorships

Twenty-five professors are recognized with the Institute’s highest honor.
General campus image
06/15/2017

LIGO Team Wins Princess of Asturias Award

Whitney Clavin
Caltech scientists Barry Barish and Kip S. Thorne have been awarded the 2017 Princess of Asturias Award for Technical and Scientific Research.
photo of Barry Barish and Kip Thorne
06/14/2017

Writing the Next Chapter in the Search for Habitable Worlds

Whitney Clavin
New professor of astronomy Andrew Howard discusses the diversity of exoplanets and the search for an Earth-like world.
Andrew Howard
06/14/2017

Alumnus Jerry Nelson, Father of Keck Telescope, Passes Away

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
06/08/2017

The Art of Exoplanets

Whitney Clavin
Caltech space artists Robert Hurt and Tim Pyle help scientists imagine the exotic landscapes of other worlds.
image of the surface of TRAPPIST-1f
06/06/2017

JPL News: Flares May Threaten Planet Habitability Near Red Dwarfs

Data from the Caltech-led GALEX mission allowed researchers to study the flares from cool dwarf stars.
Illustration of red dwarf with planet
06/01/2017

Caltech Celebrates Staff Service and Impact

Lori Oliwenstein
Caltech celebrated its 62nd Annual Service and Impact Awards on Thursday, June 1, 2017, honoring 397 staff members.
Michael Walsh, an engineer in the Division of Biology and Biological Engineering, was honored for his 45 years of service to the Institute.
06/01/2017

Caltech Program Fosters Scientific Curiosity in Pasadena Unified Students

Jon Nalick
Caltech volunteers bring eye-popping, hands-on science demonstrations to local schools.
First-year geophysics graduate student Celeste Labedz shows off the results of her comet-making demonstration at a May 18 Science Night event at Field Elementary School in Pasadena.