News

07/21/2017 10:52:43
Robert Perkins
With just a few minutes of observation, new deep-learning software is capable of predicting an audience member's reaction to a movie.
Facial expressions
07/20/2017 20:18:26
Lori Dajose
A small patch of neurons fires in complex ways to encode movement of much of the body
07/20/2017 16:25:49
Jon Nalick
Caltech cut water use by 11 percent and trash generation by 5 percent in FY2016.
The annual report details the goals, successes, and challenges facing the Institute in terms of sustainability.
07/20/2017 12:45:40
Robert Perkins
Caltech engineer Jay Nadeau says a method called digital holographic microscopy could be used to detect living microbes in space.
Plumes
07/17/2017 12:07:50
Robert Perkins
Scientists identify the slow part of a chemical reaction that allows carbon to be sequestered in the ocean, and demonstrate how to speed it up with a common enzyme.
Calcite
07/17/2017 09:03:39
Shayna Chabner McKinney
Move is in preparation for the construction of the new Hameetman Center
07/14/2017 14:27:39
Researchers hope to learn from the venerable tree.
Workers salvage portions of the oak for research and other uses.
07/14/2017 13:02:46
Jon Nalick
The weekly science and technology talks will be presented each Thursday through August 3.
Sean Carroll, research professor of physics at Caltech, recently spoke on physics and cosmology as part of the Innovation Speaker Series.
07/14/2017 11:11:32
Artworks created by members of the Caltech community will go on display in Pasadena to accompany a summer chamber music concert.
Art created by members of the Caltech community will soon go on display in venues around Pasadena.
07/13/2017 16:20:27
Emily Velasco
Andrei Faraon's nano-scale metamaterials have been used to create flat lenses and prism-like surfaces that spread light out into its spectrum. Now, he is using them to create a special class of reflective surfaces.
Retroreflectors created in the lab of Andrei Faraon reflect light.