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01/23/2017 15:47:07
Anatol Roshko (MS '47, PhD '52), Theodore von Kármán Professor of Aeronautics, Emeritus, at Caltech, passed away on January 23, 2017. He was 93 years old.
image of the words "In Memoriam" on a gray background
01/19/2017 11:48:35
Robert Perkins
Studying the second-most-prevalent greenhouse gas in the atmosphere presents research challenges that are being tackled at Caltech.
Plume
01/19/2017 10:48:38
First mud cracks on Mars confirmed by NASA's Curiosity Mars rover.
Mud cracks
01/17/2017 10:14:12
For over a decade, the Kavli Nanoscience Institute (KNI) at Caltech has been an intellectual hub and facilitator of cross-disciplinary research in the areas of nanoscience and nanotechnology. ENGenious magazine sat down with the KNI leadership to discuss the past, present, and future contributions of this intellectual hub.
Research Image from the Kavli Nanoscience Institute
01/12/2017 08:56:20
Robert Perkins
With the passing of Larry Gilbert, the founding father of tech transfer at Caltech, colleagues and friends look back at the creative forces that have helped turn pioneering research into practical applications and commercial products over the last two decades.
Gilbert
01/12/2017 08:49:57
Whitney Clavin
A Caltech team has designed and built a new imaging spectrograph to map streams of gas that feed forming galaxies.
Chris Martin with KCWI
01/11/2017 17:37:45
Whitney Clavin
Evan Kirby has won the Newton Lacy Pierce Prize in Astronomy, an annual award presented by the American Astronomical Society.
Evan Kirby
01/11/2017 13:53:48
Sharon Kaplan
Caltech's Center for Teaching, Learning, and Outreach (CTLO) will host its second annual TeachWeek program from January 17–23.
Teachers points to chalkboard
01/11/2017 11:20:48
Richard Marsh, a crystallographer, colleague, mentor, and friend to generations of scientists, passed away on January 3, 2017, at the age of 94.
Richard Marsh with Linus Pauling
01/09/2017 09:43:23
On January 8, the CBS television program 60 Minutes included a segment called “The Hunt for Planet 9,” featuring Caltech researchers Mike Brown and Konstantin Batygin.
photo of Mike Brown on "60 Minutes"