Research 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 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
07/13/2017 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.
07/13/2017 12:20:19
Emily Velasco
Xiaoyue Ni, a grad student who works in the lab of Caltech engineer Julia R. Greer, a Caltech professor of materials science and mechanics has made sensitive measurements of how materials respond to deformation.
A scanning electron microscope image of one of the copper pillars used in the experiment.
07/12/2017 17:06:06
Images are now available from Juno's July 10 flyby of Jupiter's Great Red Spot.
Great Red Spot
07/11/2017 14:44:24
The NASA Juno mission completed a flyby of Jupiter on July 10 and will be sending images -- including close-ups of the Great Red Spot -- in the coming days.
Juno
07/11/2017 12:04:31
New research from Elise Furlan of Caltech is helping to determine the true density of planets.
06/28/2017 12:43:36
Robert Perkins
Engineers create nanoscale light detectors capable of distinguishing between different colors.
Color detectors