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Professor Elected to Greek Academy
02/20/2001

Professor Elected to Greek Academy

Jill Perry
Tom M. Apostol, professor of mathematics emeritus and the creator and project director of Project MATHEMATICS! at the California Institute of Technology, has been elected a corresponding member of the Academy of Athens.
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Caltech Receives $10 Million Grant fromSherman Fairchild Foundation
02/08/2001

Caltech Receives $10 Million Grant fromSherman Fairchild Foundation

Deborah Williams-Hedges
The California Institute of Technology has received a $10 million grant from the Sherman Fairchild Foundation to establish an endowment for the existing Sherman Fairchild Postdoctoral Scholars Program in theoretical physics, theoretical astrophysics, and mathematics.
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Caltech Receives Funding to Establish Network of Cosmic-Ray Detectors in High Schools
02/08/2001

Caltech Receives Funding to Establish Network of Cosmic-Ray Detectors in High Schools

Los Angeles-area high school students will team up with California Institute of Technology researchers to study ultrahigh-energy cosmic rays on their own campuses, thanks to a recent grant from the Weingart Foundation.
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Caltech Faculty Member Receives Packard Fellowship
11/20/2000

Caltech Faculty Member Receives Packard Fellowship

Deborah Williams-Hedges
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NSF funds new Institute for Quantum Information at Caltech
09/13/2000

NSF funds new Institute for Quantum Information at Caltech

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Two Caltech faculty named MacArthur Fellows
06/13/2000

Two Caltech faculty named MacArthur Fellows

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Physicists observe the quantum of heat flow
04/27/2000

Physicists observe the quantum of heat flow

Robert Tindol
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Cosmologists reveal first detailed images of early universe
04/26/2000

Cosmologists reveal first detailed images of early universe

Robert Tindol

Caltech cosmologists and other scientists involved in an international collaboration have released the first detailed images of the universe in its infancy.

BOOMERANG image of the early universe.
Caltech grad student's team first to detect radio emission from a brown dwarf
03/14/2000

Caltech grad student's team first to detect radio emission from a brown dwarf

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Physicists create atom-cavity microscope, track single atoms bound in orbit with single photons
02/24/2000

Physicists create atom-cavity microscope, track single atoms bound in orbit with single photons

Robert Tindol
In a promising development with applications to science at the single-atom level, physicists have constructed an "atom-cavity microscope" that tracks the motion of individual atoms.
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