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Live Webcast: Ligo, Virgo Scientists to Discuss Continued Search for Gravitational Waves
06/14/2016

Live Webcast: Ligo, Virgo Scientists to Discuss Continued Search for Gravitational Waves

The latest research in the effort to detect gravitational waves will be discussed in a press briefing on Wednesday, June 15.
Live webcast: LIGO, Virgo scientists to discuss continued search for gravitational waves
06/14/2016

Live webcast: LIGO, Virgo scientists to discuss continued search for gravitational waves

The latest research in the effort to detect gravitational waves will be discussed in a press...
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Shou Receives Fellowship for Studies in Germany
06/09/2016

Shou Receives Fellowship for Studies in Germany

Lorinda Dajose
Senior Laura Shou has received a Graduate Study Scholarship to pursue a master's degree in Germany.
The Next Big Thing
06/08/2016

The Next Big Thing

Nehaly Shah
We talked to a handful of undergraduate and graduate students prior to commencement to find out what they think will be the next big thing in science and engineering and how their plans after graduation reflect those ideas.
Distinguished Alumnus: Eric Betzig (BS '83)
06/06/2016

Distinguished Alumnus: Eric Betzig (BS '83)

Betzig received the award for his groundbreaking contributions to microscopy. He pioneered a method known as single-molecule microscopy, or “nanoscopy,” which allows cellular structures at the nanoscale to be observed using an optical microscope, for which he shared the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2014.
Kavli Prize Goes to LIGO Founders
06/02/2016

Kavli Prize Goes to LIGO Founders

Whitney Clavin
The $1 million Kavli Prize in Astrophysics has been awarded to the three founders of LIGO.
LIGO Founders Win Shaw Prize
06/01/2016

LIGO Founders Win Shaw Prize

Whitney Clavin
This year's Shaw Prize in Astronomy, worth $1.2 million, has been awarded to the trio of researchers who founded LIGO.
Aerial photograph of LIGO Livingston facility
Ditch Day? It's Today, Frosh!
05/27/2016

Ditch Day? It's Today, Frosh!

Ramanuj Basu
Today students celebrate Ditch Day, one of Caltech's oldest traditions.
Gilmartin Named Dean of Undergraduates
05/26/2016

Gilmartin Named Dean of Undergraduates

Jon Nalick
On July 1, 2016, Kevin Gilmartin, professor of English, will begin serving as Caltech's dean of undergraduate students.
The Power of Entanglement
05/20/2016

The Power of Entanglement

Lorinda Dajose
Fernando Brandão explains quantum information science and its power to revolutionize computing and cryptographic systems.