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Whitney Clavin
The 2018 Hamburg Prize goes to Hirosi Ooguri and comes with a three-day symposium in his honor.
Five alumni will be presented with the Distinguished Alumni Award, the highest honor the Institute bestows upon a graduate.
Whitney Clavin
A Caltech-led astronomy team is homing in on the nature of extreme objects known as ULXs.
Astronomers using the Keck Observatory have discovered that certain groups of stars were kicked out from the flat disk of our galaxy.
Emily Velasco
An unexpected setback sent a Thomas Luke's (BS '86) career in a new direction.
Whitney Clavin
Three members of the Caltech faculty are among this year's Sloan Research Fellows.
Whitney Clavin
Two Caltech students have been awarded the Churchill Scholarship to pursue graduate studies at the University of Cambridge.
Whitney Clavin
Joseph Polchinski, lauded for his fundamental contributions to string theory, passed away at age 63.
A new study offers the best measurements yet of the densities of the TRAPPIST-1 planets.
Whitney Clavin
Nick Hutzler talks about what drew him to Caltech—first as an undergraduate and now more than 10 years later as new faculty.
Jim Fuller talks about movies he has developed to better understand the pulsations of planets and stars.
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