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Whitney Clavin
Ronald William Prest Drever, professor of physics, emeritus, at Caltech, passed away on March 7, 2017, in Edinburgh, Scotland. He was 85 years old.
Judy Hill
Four presidents discuss the role of institutions of higher education in times of political change and social turmoil.
Whitney Clavin
The Keck Observatory's vortex coronagraph has the potential to image planetary systems closer to their host stars than was possible before.
Whitney Clavin
The National Academy of Sciences is honoring five members of the LIGO team with two distinguished prizes.
Judy Hill
For the handful of students in Caltech's legendary Physics 11 seminar, jumping over hurdles is just the beginning.
The supernova SN 2014C dramatically changed in appearance over the course of a year, surprising astronomers.
Whitney Clavin
A Caltech team has designed and built a new imaging spectrograph to map streams of gas that feed forming galaxies.
Whitney Clavin
Evan Kirby has won the Newton Lacy Pierce Prize in Astronomy, an annual award presented by the American Astronomical Society.
A mysterious neutron star has been caught behaving like two distinct objects—a radio pulsar and a magnetar.
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.
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.
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