Caltech's NIRES Instrument Achieves "First Light"

A new Caltech-built instrument at Keck Observatory has captured its first spectral image.

New Windows on Nature: Caltech's Instrument Makers

In this 2017 address, President Rosenbaum discusses the history, future, and critical importance of the instruments designed and built by Caltech researchers.

Scientists Design Bacteria to Reflect "Sonar" Signals for Ultrasound Imaging

Modeling the Effects of Wastewater Injection

Scientists create a model for the maximum magnitude of an earthquake that can be caused through wastewater injection.

Update on Neutron Star Smash-Up: Jet Hits a Roadblock

Light detected from a neutron star merger is not from a super-fast jet as previously suspected, but rather a bubble-like cocoon.

Caltech Breaks Ground on Chen Neuroscience Research Building

The Tianqiao and Chrissy Chen Neuroscience Research Building will be a hub for interdisciplinary brain research.

Neurons Encoding Familiarity and Novelty

Neurons within the posterior parietal cortex gather information about our memories to help us make memory-based decisions.

Scientists Discover Unexpected Side Effect to Cleaning Up Urban Air

As levels of atmospheric nitric oxide decline rapidly due to air quality regulations, North American cities may soon experience higher levels of airborne organic hydroperoxides.

Understanding the Neural Mechanisms of Sleep

Two neuropeptides in zebrafish provide clues to the complex neural mechanisms underlying sleep.

Professor Hoffmann Elected to Chinese Academy of Engineering

The CAE is the foremost engineering academy in China.

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