New Visual Culture Program Coming to Campus

A grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation will allow Caltech to create a new program in visual culture that will involve students, researchers, and artists.

Microscopic Devices that Control Vibrations Could Allow Smaller Mobile Devices

Nanoscale devices can manipulate vibrations in much the same way that conventional electronics manipulate electrons.

New Climate Model to Be Built from the Ground Up

Researchers from across the country team up to re-engineer climate modeling.

Two Caltech Chemists Elected to the National Academy of Inventors

Jacqueline Barton, CCE division chair, and David Tirrell, Caltech provost, have been named as fellows of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI)

Caltech Mourns the Passing of Fiona Cowie

Fiona Cowie, professor of philosophy at Caltech, passed away on Sunday, December 9, from complications due to cancer. She was 55 years old.

JPL News: NASA's Voyager 2 Probe Enters Interstellar Space

The Voyager 2 probe has exited the heliosphere—the protective bubble of particles surrounding the sun.

Two Recent Alumni Win Chang Career Exploration Prize

Prize aims to provide alumni with the freedom to explore careers outside of academia.

Focusing on the Negative is Good When It Comes to Batteries

Fluoride-based batteries have the potential to last up to eight times longer than those in use today.

Learning from Mistakes

Caltech scientists identify single neurons in the human brain that catch our mistakes and correct future behavior.

Cracking Open a Cold One with the Flies

The same behavior that drives fruit flies to interrupt your picnic helps scientists understand how animals use sensory inputs to make decisions.


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