Caltech Awards Millikan Medal to Ben Rosen (BS '54)

The Caltech Board of Trustees has presented the Institute's highest honor, the Robert A. Millikan Medal, to Board of Trustees Life Member Ben Rosen (BS '54).

New Tools for Creating Mirrored Forms of Molecules

Chemists have developed an easier way to make libraries of candidate drugs with a specific "handedness."

Spinning the Light: The World's Smallest Optical Gyroscope

Newly developed device fits on the tip of your finger and could find its way into drones and spacecraft in the future.

Gut Bacteria Influence Movement in Flies

A new study shows how a bacterial product in the Drosophila gut is necessary for proper motor function.

JPL News: Newborn Stars Blow Bubbles in the Cat's Paw Nebula

A bubbling star-forming region is highlighted in a new Spitzer image.

Making Climate Science Understandable for Everyone

Caltech graduate student Zach Erickson helped explain climate science to nonscientists at an event in San Francisco.

Caltech Startup Aims to Make Solar Panels More Efficient

A Caltech startup company plans to improve the contact efficiency of solar cells.

ShakeAlert No Longer Just a Prototype

Scientists and government officials celebrate milestone in West Coast's earthquake early warning system.

Rana Adhikari and Maksym Radziwill Honored with 2019 New Horizons Prizes

Caltech professors are honored for their work on detecting gravitational waves and number theory.


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