Science Communication: A Conversation with Hirosi Ooguri

Hirosi Ooguri recently served as a science advisor for The Man from 9 Dimensions, a 3-dimensional dome movie that follows scientists on a search for a "theory of everything."

Trio of Scholar-Athletes Awarded Prestigious Honor

Two current Caltech students and a 2016 graduate recently received Academic All-America Program honors, which recognize scholar-athletes who excel both in the classroom and on the playing field.

Lifetime of Numbers: Q&A with Barry Simon

A special math conference is being held this month in honor of Barry Simon's 70th birthday.

Exploration & Collaboration: The JPL-Caltech Connection

Caltech's partnership with NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory has made possible countless discoveries about our universe. Current Caltech faculty are participants on 12 missions.

Fiona Harrison Honored with Massey Award

Fiona Harrison, principal investigator of NASA's NuSTAR mission, has been selected to receive the 2016 Massey Award.

The Utility of Instability

A team of researchers from Caltech and Harvard has designed and created mechanical chains made of soft matter that can transmit signals across long distances.

Caltech's RoboSub Team Takes First Place

Caltech's undergraduate robotics team wins the top prize at the 2016 International RoboSub Competition in San Diego.

Ahmed Zewail, 1946–2016

Ahmed Zewail, the Linus Pauling Professor of Chemistry, professor of physics, and director of the Physical Biology Center for Ultrafast Science and Technology at Caltech, passed away on Tuesday, August 2, 2016. He was 70 years old.

Chorus of Black Holes Radiates X-Rays

The NuSTAR mission is identifying which black holes erupt with the highest-energy X-rays.

Improving Computer Graphics with Quantum Mechanics

The Schrödinger equation, foundational to quantum mechanics, turns out to be useful for predicting the motion of fluids as well.


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