Whitney Clavin
George Ellery Hale, born 150 years ago on June 29, helped transform not just Caltech but all of astronomy.
Robert Perkins
Witnesses to the history of GPS will return to campus to share experiences with the Caltech community at a daylong celebration of the division's 90th anniversary.
Caltech rolls out a new Institute magazine, in print and online
Jon Nalick
Stressed by drought, windstorms, and a systemic fungal infection, the 400-year-old Engelmann oak tree treasured by generations of Institute staff, faculty, and students has died.
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.
Lori Oliwenstein
The history of Caltech is one of intriguing people, significant places, and some very unique things … all of which can be explored in the Institute’s new interactive history map.
Jon Nalick
The critically acclaimed television series The Mechanical Universe… And Beyond, created at Caltech and broadcast on PBS from 1985-86, is now available in its entirety on YouTube.
Robert Perkins
Rolf Sabersky, Caltech alumnus and member of the faculty since 1949, died on October 24 at the age of 96.
Rolf H. Sabersky, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Emeritus, passed away on October 24, 2016. He was 96.
Alyce Nicolo
Caltech alumnus Howard Jessen (BS ’46) recently donated to Caltech to help enrich humanities instruction and create opportunities for early-career PhDs. Jessen, who came to Caltech by way of the Navy’s V-12 program—a World War II program through which future officers were able to earn bachelor's degrees—took time to reflect on his experience.
Katie Neith
To honor both Caltech’s humble beginnings 125 years ago and the leaps and bounds it—along with technology, society, and science—has made since then, we decided to compare facets of the school, past and present.
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