16 for 2016: The Year in News at Caltech
During the last 12 months, Caltech researchers presented evidence of a new planet, discovered how to count molecules with a cell phone, taught machines to recognize trees, and designed telescopes that could someday assemble themselves in space. And they—alongside an international team of colleagues—announced the first-ever detection of the ripples in the fabric of spacetime called gravitational waves.
But that wasn't all. In case you missed any of the year's news, here are 16 of the most significant moments from 2016.