Three New Minerals Discovered in a Unique Meteorite

New minerals found in the Khatyrka meteorite, famed for containing the only known naturally occurring quasicrystals.

New Materials Could Turn Water into the Fuel of the Future

Combining computational with experimental approaches, researchers identify 12 new materials with potential use in solar fuels generators.

Caltech Mourns the Passing of Trustee Stephen A. Ross (BS '65)

Alumnus and senior trustee Stephen A. Ross (BS '65), whose work helped shape the development of the field of financial economics, passed away on March 3, 2017. He was 73 years old.

Caltech Names Two Distinguished Alumni

Caltech has announced that Regina E. Dugan (PhD '93) and Alexei V. Filippenko (PhD '84) are this year's recipients of the Distinguished Alumni Award.

Hundreds Gather to Support International Community

Concerned faculty organized event in response to international travel restrictions.

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.


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