Computer Model Shows Breakup of Iceberg Logjams

A new computer model from Caltech shows how sea ice can freeze icebergs together into a bulwark against glacial movement—and how thinning sea ice can suddenly break apart.

Caltech Graduate Student Wins Weintraub Award

Daniel Lin, a graduate student in the laboratory of André Hoelz, has been awarded the Harold M. Weintraub Graduate Student Award by the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.

Temperature Swings of Black Hole Winds Measured for First Time

Rapidly varying temperatures have been measured on the ultrafast streams of gas emanating from around a black hole.

Caltech’s All-Female A Cappella Group Performs at Disney’s California Adventure

The Caltech Pipettes a cappella group performed to their biggest audience yet during a show at the Disneyland resort.

Supersonic Gas Jets Blast Off

A new discovery about jets of gas bursting from the surface of moons throughout the solar system.

New Cancer Drug Targets Cellular Garbage Disposal

A promising new cancer treatment causes cancer cells to fill up with discarded proteins and thus self-destruct.

Remembering Anatol Roshko, 1923–2017

Caltech Aeronautical Engineer Anatol Roshko, who discovered structure within turbulence, passed away on January 23.

Something New to Check Out at the Library: 3D Printers

The TechLab at Sherman Fairchild Library helps members of the Caltech community get started in 3D printing.

Getting Rid of the Last Bits of Sulfur in Fuel

A new technique scrubs the last bits of sulfur from fuel, reducing the release of pollutants when the fuel is burned.

Freshman Swimmer Makes It to NCAA Championships

Freshman Thomas Gallup will be Caltech’s first representative at the NCAA National Swimming & Diving Championships in more than three decades.


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