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02/17/2017 09:43:00
Pachter, a computational biologist and Caltech alumnus, returns to the Institute to study the role and function of RNA.
Lior Pachter
02/16/2017 13:52:37
Charles Zeller (BS ’68) and Peter Cross (BS ’68) are betting on Caltech researchers to provide solutions for a more sustainable planet.
Senior class portraits of Charles Zeller (BS '68), left, and Peter Cross (BS '68)
02/16/2017 08:31:50
ENGenious magazine sat down with four Caltech professors to discuss the field of silicon photonics, including some incredible potential applications.
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02/15/2017 17:12:58
Lori Dajose
In 2017, the Women Mentoring Women program celebrates 14 years of personal and professional support.
Fourth-year graduate student Giuliana Viglione (left) and her mentee, first-year Cora Went (right) walk through a hallway.
02/14/2017 14:42:23
Lori Dajose
David Prober will give the February Watson Lecture, explaining why we sleep.
David Prober
02/14/2017 11:56:06
Kip Thorne talks about the years leading up to LIGO’s first detection of gravitational waves.
02/14/2017 11:45:54
A planet and a star are having a tumultuous romance that can be detected from 370 light-years away.
illustration of a blue planet orbiting a yellow sun
02/13/2017 12:16:52
Lori Dajose
The Keck Cosmic Web Imager will be used at the W. M. Keck Observatory to image the webs of matter between galaxies.
The Keck Cosmic Web Imager, under construction.
02/10/2017 18:14:30
Kathy Svitil
Chemical engineer and philanthropist Warren G. Schlinger (BS '44, MS '46, PhD '49), a pioneer in the development of processes to produce clean energy from traditional fossil fuel sources, passed away on February 10, 2017. He was 93 years old.
Katharine Stewart Schlinger and Warren G. Schlinger at the 2010 dedication of Caltech's Warren and Katharine Schlinger Laboratory for Chemistry and Chemical Engineering
02/10/2017 12:11:12
Whitney Clavin
Caltech's Shri Kulkarni will share the 2017 Dan David Prize with the late Neil Gehrels (PhD '82) and Andrzej Udalski.
photo of Shrinivas (Shri) Kulkarni