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Astrophysics Student Receives Fulbright
04/30/2018

Astrophysics Student Receives Fulbright

Emily Velasco
Astrophysics student Roohi Dalal has received a Fulbright fellowship to travel to the Netherlands where she will study the distribution of galaxies in the universe. The way galaxies are arranged could reveal clues about how general relativity works on large scales.
A portrait of student Roohi Dalal
Astronomers and Data Scientists from Caltech and India Join Forces to Produce More Powerful Data Ana
04/23/2018

Astronomers and Data Scientists from Caltech and India Join Forces to Produce More Powerful Data Ana

The growing scientific partnership between Caltech and India including the TMT and...
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New Guggenheim Fellows Announced
04/11/2018

New Guggenheim Fellows Announced

Whitney Clavin
Shri Kulkarni of Caltech and Erik Conway of JPL have been named 2018 Guggenheim fellows.
Guggenheim Fellowship Logo
NSF Graduate Research Fellowships Announced
04/09/2018

NSF Graduate Research Fellowships Announced

Lorinda Dajose
Twenty-seven current students and 11 recent alumni have been selected to receive funding for graduate studies.
The logo of the National Science Foundation.
Remembering Richard Feynman
04/04/2018

Remembering Richard Feynman

Whitney Clavin
On May 11 and 12, Caltech will celebrate the memorable Richard Feynman with a two-day event that includes some of the world's top physicists.
Richard Feynman
Caltech Mourns the Loss of Stephen Hawking
03/14/2018

Caltech Mourns the Loss of Stephen Hawking

Whitney Clavin
Stephen Hawking, the author of A Brief History of Time and a frequent visitor to Caltech, has passed away. He was 76.
photo of Stephen Hawking
Q&A: The Importance of Science Outreach
03/02/2018

Q&A: The Importance of Science Outreach

Whitney Clavin
Evan Kirby discusses his work with high school students and his recent Cottrell Scholarship.
Evan Kirby
Searching for Earth-Like Planets
03/02/2018

Searching for Earth-Like Planets

Sharon Kaplan
The search for extrasolar planets has uncovered a dizzying array of planetary systems.
Andrew W. Howard
A Better Way to Model Stellar Explosions
03/01/2018

A Better Way to Model Stellar Explosions

Whitney Clavin
A new computer program will allow astrophysicists to better model extreme events involving neutron stars.
Artist's concept of two neutron stars colliding.
Distinguished Alumni Award Winners Announced
03/01/2018

Distinguished Alumni Award Winners Announced

Five alumni will be presented with the Distinguished Alumni Award, the highest honor the Institute bestows upon a graduate.
photo of the Distinguished Alumni Award medal