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Math Celebration at Caltech Builds Community

07/05/2024

## Math Celebration at Caltech Builds Community

Ann Motrunich

A public math fair in celebration of the 30th birthday of the American Institute of Mathematics drew hundreds of families to Caltech's campus.

Caltech Professors Win 2024 Sloan Fellowships

02/20/2024

## Caltech Professors Win 2024 Sloan Fellowships

Whitney Clavin

Katie Bouman, Lee McCuller, Vikram Ravi, and Antoine Song have been awarded the Sloan Research Fellowship.

Building a Burger with Math

02/19/2024

## Building a Burger with Math

Whitney Clavin

Koji Arai, a lead research scientist at LIGO who dabbles in art, created a digital burger using just one mathematical formula.

Gary A. Lorden (BS '62), (1941–2023)

10/27/2023

## Gary A. Lorden (BS '62), (1941–2023)

Gary Allen Lorden (BS '62), professor of mathematics, emeritus, passed away on October 25, 2023. He was 82.

Caltech Mourns the Passing of David B. Wales (1939–2023)

07/20/2023

## Caltech Mourns the Passing of David B. Wales (1939–2023)

Whitney Clavin

Caltech’s mathematics professor David Wales, who spent more than 50 years at the Institute, passed away on July 17.

Counting Curves

01/13/2023

## Counting Curves

Whitney Clavin

Professor of Mathematics Tony Yue Yu explains the mystery and power of the “non-Archimedean” world.

2022 Year in Review

12/19/2022

## 2022 Year in Review

As the end of 2022 quickly approaches, Caltech News looks back at our coverage of the research, discoveries, events, and experiences that shaped the Institute. Here are some highlights.

Pushing the Boundaries of Fluid Equations

11/22/2022

## Pushing the Boundaries of Fluid Equations

Ben Peltz

A new proof by Caltech researchers shines light onto one of mathematics' greatest mysteries.

Caltech Mathematicians Solve 19th Century Number Riddle

10/31/2022

## Caltech Mathematicians Solve 19th Century Number Riddle

Whitney Clavin

Alex Dunn and Maksym Radziwill finally prove “Patterson’s conjecture”

Mathematically Percolating

08/05/2022

## Mathematically Percolating

Whitney Clavin

Tom Hutchcroft explains why phase transitions in percolation models are so fascinating.