Fiona Cowie, professor of philosophy at Caltech, passed away on Sunday, December 9, from complications due to cancer. She was 55 years old.
Emily Velasco
Michael Alvarez, a professor of political science at Caltech, and Neal Kelley, Orange County's registrar of voters, are partnering for an election-integrity project.
Emily Velasco
Caltech and The Huntington Library are hosting Frankenstein: Then and Now, 1818–2018, a conference celebrating the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley's timeless novel.
Emily Velasco
Astrophysics student Roohi Dalal has received a Fulbright fellowship to travel to the Netherlands where she will study the distribution of galaxies in the universe. The way galaxies are arranged could reveal clues about how general relativity works on large scales.
Lori Dajose
Michael Alvarez and Ellen Rothenberg, as well as two alumni, join 82 current Caltech faculty members as fellows of the prestigious honorary society.
In her April 25 Watson Lecture, Marina Agranov will illustrate how the rules of the negotiation process impact how money gets distributed.
Emily Velasco
As part of the James Michelin Distinguished Visitors Program, historian and author Hampton Sides will visit Caltech on April 10 to lecture on the ill-fated 1879 expedition of the USS Jeannette to the North Pole.
Emily Velasco
The Collected Papers of Albert Einstein: Volume 15: The Berlin Years: Writings & Correspondence, June 1925–May 1927, Documentary Edition is the latest collection published as a collaboration between Caltech's Einstein Papers Project, Princeton University Press, and Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Emily Velasco
Assistant Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience Dean Mobbs and other researchers have discovered the presence of two "fear" circuits in the brain. One circuit deals with immediate threats without using conscious thought. The other circuit deals with more distant threats in a cognitive, strategic fashion.
In this 2017 address, President Rosenbaum discusses the history, future, and critical importance of the instruments designed and built by Caltech researchers.
Emily Velasco
Michael Ewens of Caltech and Richard Townsend of UC San Diego examined data for nearly 18,000 start-ups and found that companies started by women have a harder time finding funding because male investors prefer companies started by men.
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