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From the Break Through Campaign: Science in 60 Seconds
10/25/2019

From the Break Through Campaign: Science in 60 Seconds

From geochemistry to fluid dynamics, Caltech researchers across disciplines are solving problems of human health in innovative ways. In these short videos from the The Caltech Effect, scholars explain their health-related research in sixty seconds.
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From the Break Through Campaign: The Decisions Detective
10/10/2019

From the Break Through Campaign: The Decisions Detective

Marina Agranov’s research focuses on how people form beliefs and make choices. “I study the basic tensions people face and how they operate within them,” she explains. She tests her theories, and those of other economists, through experiments.
Marina Agranov
Caltech Announces the Schmidt Academy for Software Engineering
10/09/2019

Caltech Announces the Schmidt Academy for Software Engineering

Robert Perkins
New opportunity for graduates of Caltech will train science-focused software engineers.
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Virtual Reality for Scientists
10/04/2019

Virtual Reality for Scientists

Whitney Clavin
Scientists are getting a new look at their data with the help of virtual reality headsets.
Still from VR lung program.
Julia Greer Named Director of the Kavli Nanoscience Institute at Caltech
10/03/2019

Julia Greer Named Director of the Kavli Nanoscience Institute at Caltech

Marionne Epalle
Julia Greer will take the helm at the Kavli Nanoscience Institute at Caltech
Julia Greer
A Sustained History of Leadership
09/26/2019

A Sustained History of Leadership

Lori Oliwenstein
The Resnick Sustainability Institute will continue to build on the pioneering work Caltech researchers have been doing over many decades.
airplane tail in wind tunnel
Stewart and Lynda Resnick Pledge $750 Million to Caltech to Support Environmental Sustainability Research
09/26/2019

Stewart and Lynda Resnick Pledge $750 Million to Caltech to Support Environmental Sustainability Research

Kathy Svitil
Commitment will bring together experts across campus, and provide shared facilities with unparalleled instrumentation, to advance bold new solutions to energy and sustainability challenges
Lynda Resnick, Caltech President Thomas F. Rosenbaum, and Stewart Resnick
A Center for Innovation and Education in Sustainability Science and Engineering
09/26/2019

A Center for Innovation and Education in Sustainability Science and Engineering

Emily Velasco
Resnick Sustainability Institute director highlights Caltech's vision and opportunity to expand and scale research in the field with generous new investment.
Jonas C. Peters
Intrinsically Quantum
09/09/2019

Intrinsically Quantum

Garnet Chan appreciates a good challenge. A Caltech theorist, Chan says he is drawn to scientific problems that have long resisted theoretical study.
Garnet Chan
Controlling the Shape-Shifting Skeletons of Cells
08/08/2019

Controlling the Shape-Shifting Skeletons of Cells

Lori Dajose
In studying the dynamic skeletons that cells use to move, Caltech researchers develop a new tool for manipulating chemistry and biology
Star-shaped structures called asters are engineered in such a way that their formation is guided by light.