Pioneering Physics Show The Mechanical Universe Now on YouTube

The critically acclaimed television series The Mechanical Universe… And Beyond, created at Caltech and broadcast on PBS from 1985-86, is now available in its entirety on YouTube.

Lessons from Aliso Canyon

Sampling at the site of the 2015-2016 natural gas leak explores how microbes respond to a flood of methane.

Director of National Science Foundation Visits Caltech

France Córdova, director of the National Science Foundation (NSF), recently met with students and researchers at Caltech, and gave a talk about the NSF.

A Birder in the Hand: Mobile Phone App Can Recognize Birds From Photos

A new computer vision app identifies North American bird species from photographs.

New Class of NAI Fellows Includes Trio of Caltech Innovators

The National Academy of Inventors names Caltech's William L. Johnson, Yu-Chong Tai, and Amnon Yariv to its 2016 class of fellows.

Dow and Caltech's Resnick Institute Award SISCA Prize to Recognize Student Innovations in Sustainability

Caltech's Sustainability Innovation Student Challenge Award (SISCA), established by Dow, recognizes and rewards students for their innovation and research aimed at finding sustainable solutions to the world's most pressing social, economic and environmental problems.

Class of 2016's Gift Offers Power to the People

There are now charging stations at nine strategic locations on campus where users can plug in their phones and laptops.

Harvey Newman Receives Department of Energy Award

Caltech's Harvey Newman has been granted a lifetime achievement award by the Department of Energy (DOE), Office of High Energy Physics.

Innovative Alumni Return to Inspire Students

Caltech's Innovation Week speakers offered guidance, experience, and encouragement to the next generation of entrepreneurs.

Protein Disrupts Infectious Biofilms

Researchers discover a protein that inhibits biofilms of a bacterium responsible for many cystic fibrosis infections.


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