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Art Inspired by Astronomy on Display
11/11/2016

Art Inspired by Astronomy on Display

Whitney Clavin
The frustrations of an 18th-century astronomer inspire a modern-day artist.
art exhibit at Caltech
Third Round of BRAIN Funding
10/24/2016

Third Round of BRAIN Funding

Lorinda Dajose
The National Institutes of Health has awarded grants to six Caltech professors as part of the BRAIN Initiative.
Design of brain
The City of Astronomy
10/13/2016

The City of Astronomy

Lorinda Dajose
From October 16–22, Caltech and nine other institutions are participating in Pasadena Astronomy Week to celebrate the city's rich history in astronomy.
image of the Crab nebula
SURF Seminar Day 2016
10/12/2016

SURF Seminar Day 2016

Lorinda Dajose
On October 15, students will present their research at the annual SURF Seminar Day.
graphic of three human silhouettes and two torches
Caltech Physicist Wins Buckley Prize
10/11/2016

Caltech Physicist Wins Buckley Prize

Whitney Clavin
Alexei Kitaev has been awarded the American Physics Society's 2017 Oliver E. Buckley Condensed Matter Prize.
photo of Alexei Kitaev
Caltech Visualizations Featured in IMAX Film
10/07/2016

Caltech Visualizations Featured in IMAX Film

Whitney Clavin
Two Caltech scientists provided scientific visualizations for a new IMAX film, Voyage of Time, directed by Terrence Malick and narrated by Brad Pitt.
photo of Caltech's Chris Hayward and Phil Hopkins at movie premiere
No Rest for a Nobelist
09/30/2016

No Rest for a Nobelist

Lori Oliwenstein
For the vast majority of the 34 Caltech faculty and alumni who have together won 35 Nobels, the award is just the beginning.
photo of Robert Millikan
Recreating Our Galaxy in a Supercomputer
09/07/2016

Recreating Our Galaxy in a Supercomputer

Whitney Clavin
A new simulation of our Milky Way galaxy has solved a decades-old mystery.
Hirosi Ooguri on Science Communication
08/19/2016

Hirosi Ooguri on Science Communication

Whitney Clavin
Hirosi Ooguri recently served as a science advisor for The Man from 9 Dimensions, a 3-dimensional dome movie that follows scientists on a search for a "theory of everything."
Lifetime of Numbers: Q&A with Barry Simon
08/10/2016

Lifetime of Numbers: Q&A with Barry Simon

Whitney Clavin
A special math conference is being held this month in honor of Barry Simon's 70th birthday.