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10/19/2017 13:55:51
Lori Dajose
The November Watson Lecture will be given by Linda Spilker, Cassini project scientist.
Linda Spilker
10/19/2017 13:55:13
Jennifer Torres Siders
Now in its centennial year, the former Gates Laboratory of Chemistry was the first home of what has become the Division of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering.
Commencement on the steps of Gates Laboratory of Chemistry, 1917
10/18/2017 16:43:47
Lori Dajose
The brain circuitry that controls innate, or instinctive, behaviors such as mating and fighting was thought to be genetically hardwired. Not so, neuroscientists now say
10/18/2017 11:37:29
Researchers from Caltech and the University of Southern California (USC) report the first application of quantum computing to a physics problem.
Higgs boson event
10/17/2017 17:54:02
Robert Perkins
Caltech's Konstantin Batygin has been named one of the 2017 Packard Fellows in Science and Engineering.
Batygin
10/17/2017 13:24:17
Robert Perkins
Caltech's Thomas Vidick has been named an Azrieli Global Scholar by the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research.
Vidick
10/16/2017 07:00:24
Kathy Svitil
After being alerted to a gravitational-wave event by LIGO and its European counterpart Virgo, thousands of scientists across the globe looked at a patch of sky and saw the aftermath of a neutron star collision, marking the first time such an event has been observed with both gravitational-wave and conventional astronomy.
image
10/16/2017 07:00:19
Discovery marks first cosmic event observed in both gravitational waves and light.
10/12/2017 12:34:23
Robert Perkins
The creators of the Voyager Golden Record, along with cultural experts, weigh in on the history and influence of the farthest-flung message from humanity.
Panel
10/11/2017 12:41:27
Astronomers hunting for new worlds have established a possible signpost for giant exoplanets.
illustration of exoplanet and small bodies