News

08/06/2018 09:55:45
Robert Perkins
A new algorithm allows drones to autonomously herd flocks of birds safely away from airport airspace.
Herding
08/01/2018 11:17:27
Jon Nalick
Summer Research Connection promotes curiosity, scientific literacy, and research skills.
Maggie Higginbotham, a 10th-grade student at Blair High School in Pasadena, opens an incubator shaker to reveal cultures of bacteria used to produce gas vesicles for research.
07/27/2018 16:19:15
July 27 event highlights women in STEM.
Caltech senior Madelyn Stroder leads a tour of prospective female students and their families at a Caltech Summer Preview event highlighting women in STEM on Friday, July 27.
07/24/2018 18:14:00
Jennifer Torres Siders
Li Lu, the founder and chairman of Himalaya Capital, a multibillion-dollar firm focused on long-term investments in Asia and the United States, has been elected to the Institute’s Board of Trustees.
photo of Li Lu
07/24/2018 18:13:22
Jennifer Torres Siders
Pedro J. Pizarro (PhD ’94), president and chief executive officer of Edison International, has been elected to the Institute’s Board of Trustees.
photo of Pedro J. Pizarro
07/24/2018 16:01:28
Venture capitalist and Caltech trustee Brad Jones puts his money on ingenuity with a gift to the Institute.
Brad Jones Portrait
07/23/2018 09:28:47
The dust storm on Mars could keep Opportunity from calling home until early September.
Mars dust storm
07/23/2018 07:51:50
Shayna Chabner McKinney
Kristin Weyman brings more than a decade of experience as a student affairs leader to campus.
Kristin Weyman Portrait
07/18/2018 11:04:06
Emily Velasco
A new study reveals surprising findings about how democracy affects international peace.
A black-and-white photo of soldiers standing in a row, holding their weapons
07/17/2018 09:16:26
Robert Perkins
A close look at the way dragonfly larvae propel themselves could one day yield better prosthetic heart valves.
Plume