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06/09/2016

Shou Receives Fellowship for Graduate Studies in Germany

Lori Dajose
Senior Laura Shou has received a Graduate Study Scholarship to pursue a master's degree in Germany.
06/08/2016

The Next Big Thing

Nehaly Shah
We talked to a handful of undergraduate and graduate students prior to commencement to find out what they think will be the next big thing in science and engineering and how their plans after graduation reflect those ideas.
06/06/2016

2016 Distinguished Alumnus: Eric Betzig (BS '83)

Betzig received the award for his groundbreaking contributions to microscopy. He pioneered a method known as single-molecule microscopy, or “nanoscopy,” which allows cellular structures at the nanoscale to be observed using an optical microscope, for which he shared the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2014.
06/02/2016

LIGO Founders Receive Prestigious Kavli Prize in Astrophysics

Whitney Clavin
The $1 million Kavli Prize in Astrophysics has been awarded to the three founders of LIGO.
06/01/2016

2016 Shaw Prize Awarded to LIGO Founders

Whitney Clavin
This year's Shaw Prize in Astronomy, worth $1.2 million, has been awarded to the trio of researchers who founded LIGO.
Aerial photograph of LIGO Livingston facility
05/27/2016

Engineering Nanodevices to Store Information the Quantum Way

Jessica Stoller-Conrad
A conversation with Stevan Nadj-Perge, assistant professor of applied physics and materials science, about using 2-D materials in the development of a device that could turn quantum computing concepts into usable technology.
Stevan Nadj-Perge
05/27/2016

Ditch Day? It’s Today, Frosh!

Ramanuj Basu
Today students celebrate Ditch Day, one of Caltech's oldest traditions.
05/26/2016

Gilmartin Named Dean of Undergraduate Students

Jon Nalick
On July 1, 2016, Kevin Gilmartin, professor of English, will begin serving as Caltech's dean of undergraduate students.
05/20/2016

The Power of Entanglement: A Conversation with Fernando Brandão

Lori Dajose
Fernando Brandão explains quantum information science and its power to revolutionize computing and cryptographic systems.
05/12/2016

LIGO Founders and Team Receive Cosmology Prize

Lori Dajose
Caltech's Drever and Thorne receive the Gruber Cosmology Prize for their role in discovering gravitational waves.