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Robert Perkins
The reconfigurable space telescope approaches a conclusion—and a launch
Data from NuSTAR show that a well-studied luminous star is accelerating particles to high energies.
Emily Velasco
Researchers examine testosterone's effect on men's desire for goods that are considered to have social cachet.
Caltech has been awarded a contract extension to continue to operate the Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
Robert Perkins
ECOSTRESS, an Earth science instrument built by JPL, is headed to the International Space Station.
Annual ceremony celebrates outstanding professors and TAs.

The Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS)

As part of the division's 50th anniversary celebrations, HSS has put together a pictorial survey of its faculty's book publications. A mural-sized version of this image is on display on the first floor of the Baxter Hall of Humanities and Social Sciences.
Whitney Clavin
George Ellery Hale, born 150 years ago on June 29, helped transform not just Caltech but all of astronomy.
Emily Velasco
The approach is a step toward developing a tool for diagnosing conditions like autism, schizophrenia, and anxiety
Emily Velasco
Engineering graduate students have developed an implantable pressure sensor for the human eye that lasts much longer than anything that came before it.

"You must use every minute, every hour, and every day to make your mark on this world to make it a little more peaceful, a little cleaner, and a little greener for generations yet unborn." Congress

Jane Arnault-Factor
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