Drones Make 3-D Maps of Microbial Mats

Researchers use drones to make 3-D maps of an island to study the microbial mats that exist there.

Corruption is Hard to Hide If You're a Politician Whose Face is Wide

A new study shows that people can separate corrupt politicians from clean ones by simply looking at portraits of the politicians.

Mikhail Shapiro Wins Roger Tsien Award for Excellence in Chemical Biology

In recognition of his contributions to chemical biology, Mikhail Shapiro was presented with the 2018 Roger Tsien Award.

IMSS Unveils $4.2 Million High Performance Computing Center

The new computing resource will bolster research efforts campus-wide.

Superfast Jet Observed Streaming Away from Stellar Collision

An international team of researchers, including two Caltech scientists, observed a superfast jet of material from a neutron star collision.

Guiding Flight: The Fruit Fly's Celestial Compass

Fruit flies use the sun to avoid flying in circles, according to new research.

Researchers Put A.I. to Work Making Chemistry Predictions

Tom Miller and researchers in his lab have developed a new machine-learning tool for predicting chemistry.

Higgs Boson Observed in Haystack of Quarks

New observations from CERN show the Higgs boson decaying into pairs of bottom quarks.

Solved! Caltech Researcher Helps Crack Decades-Old Math Problem

Spiros Michalakis and Matthew Hastings solve a lingering mathematical physics problem with implications for quantum physics as a whole.

15 Years in Space for NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope

The Spitzer Space Telescope is celebrating 15 years of discoveries, including exoplanets, distant galaxies and even a new ring around Saturn.


Subscribe to Caltech Associates RSS