Electrons Use DNA Like a Wire for Signaling DNA Replication

A Caltech-led study has shown that the electrical wire-like behavior of DNA is involved in the molecule's replication.

Computing with Biochemical Circuits Made Easy

A software tool and a systematic wet-lab procedure proven in practice are an advance in the design and construction of circuits made of DNA.

NASA Telescope Reveals Largest Batch of Earth-Size, Habitable-Zone Planets Around Single Star

NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has revealed the first known system of seven Earth-size planets around a single star. Three of these planets are firmly located in the habitable zone, the area around the parent star where a rocky planet is most likely to have liquid water.

Two Physicists Named Sloan Fellows

Xie Chen and Manuel Endres study the quantum properties of matter.

Sharing a Vision of Sustainability

Charles Zeller (BS ’68) and Peter Cross (BS ’68) are betting on Caltech researchers to provide solutions for a more sustainable planet.

Photons, Electrons, Silicon: Caltech’s Electric Light Orchestra

ENGenious magazine sat down with four Caltech professors to discuss the field of silicon photonics, including some incredible potential applications.

Caltech Women Mentoring Women

In 2017, the Women Mentoring Women program celebrates 14 years of personal and professional support.

Long Haul, Towering Discovery

Kip Thorne talks about the years leading up to LIGO’s first detection of gravitational waves.

JPL News: Spitzer Hears Stellar "Heartbeat" from Planetary Companion

A planet and a star are having a tumultuous romance that can be detected from 370 light-years away.

Graduate Students Peer into Cosmic Web

The Keck Cosmic Web Imager will be used at the W. M. Keck Observatory to image the webs of matter between galaxies.

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