Research News

08/17/2017 16:18:24
Whitney Clavin
A new video highlights Caltech professor Ed Stone, the only person ever to have held the position of project scientist for NASA's Voyager mission.
08/17/2017 11:22:10
Lori Dajose
NuSTAR will use the upcoming total solar eclipse to learn about the mysteries of the sun
An image of the sun in several different colors
08/15/2017 13:52:32
Robert Perkins
Using high-speed photography and digital image correlation techniques, engineers study how friction along a faultline evolves during an earthquake.
Wind Tunnel
08/15/2017 06:00:45
Whitney Clavin
Jet material ejected from a black hole is magnified in new observations from Caltech's Owens Valley Radio Observatory.
08/03/2017 12:45:12
Whitney Clavin
New CO2 experiments may lead to artificial, renewable fuels.
Illustration of artificial leaf
08/02/2017 09:16:40
Emily Velasco
Algorithms developed for a machine-learning contest created by Caltech and Cornell Tech have been able to correctly identify 5,000 species from photos as much as 95 percent of the time.
A collage showing a variety of lifeforms
07/31/2017 16:39:30
The Voyager spacecraft will celebrate 40 years in space this August and September.
Artist's concept of Voyager
07/25/2017 13:51:16
Emily Velasco
With its federal funding renewed for another five years, Caltech's Conte Center aims to tackle even more complex questions about how humans make decisions.
Design of brain
07/25/2017 13:49:21
Lori Dajose
Genetically engineered viruses help the immune system target specific pathogens in unexpected ways.
07/25/2017 11:39:05
Whitney Clavin
“Researchers develop new algorithm for quantum computers.”
Computer chip illustration