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2017 Pierce Prize Goes to Evan Kirby

Whitney Clavin
Evan Kirby has won the Newton Lacy Pierce Prize in Astronomy, an annual award presented by the American Astronomical Society.
Evan Kirby

The Case of the 'Missing Link' Neutron Star

A mysterious neutron star has been caught behaving like two distinct objects—a radio pulsar and a magnetar.
Pulsar artist's concept

A Gift of History, a Gift for the Future

The path that the late Nobel laureate Donald Glaser (PhD ’50) cut in the scientific world was distinctively Caltech.
photo of Donald Glaser

Caltech Computes: Disrupting and Uniting Science and Engineering

Robert Perkins
Now a decade old, Caltech's Information Science and Technology initiative is uniting disciplines across campus by offering new and more effective ways of tackling previously intractable challenges.

The Mechanical Universe Now on YouTube

Jon Nalick
The critically acclaimed television series The Mechanical Universe… And Beyond, created at Caltech and broadcast on PBS from 1985-86, is now available in its entirety on YouTube.
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Director of National Science Foundation Visits Caltech

Whitney Clavin
France Córdova, director of the National Science Foundation (NSF), recently met with students and researchers at Caltech, and gave a talk about the NSF.
France Cordova

Harvey Newman Receives Department of Energy Award

Whitney Clavin
Caltech's Harvey Newman has been granted a lifetime achievement award by the Department of Energy (DOE), Office of High Energy Physics.
Harvey Newman

LIGO Resumes Search for Gravitational Waves

Whitney Clavin
The twin detectors of LIGO have resumed their search for gravitational waves.
aerial photo of the LIGO facility in Hanford, Washington

Three from Caltech Elected as AAAS Fellows

Lori Dajose
LIGO scientists and a synthetic biology professor are recognized for their efforts in advancing science.
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New Clues Emerge in 30-Year-Old Superconductor Mystery

Whitney Clavin
Researchers are taking steps toward cracking the puzzle of how high-temperature superconductors work.
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