Tools and Techniques to Track and Study Methane

Studying the second-most-prevalent greenhouse gas in the atmosphere presents research challenges that are being tackled at Caltech.

A Pillar of Tech Transfer at Caltech

With the passing of Larry Gilbert, the founding father of tech transfer at Caltech, colleagues and friends look back at the creative forces that have helped turn pioneering research into practical applications and commercial products over the last two decades.

New Caltech Instrument Poised to Image the Cosmic Web

A Caltech team has designed and built a new imaging spectrograph to map streams of gas that feed forming galaxies.

2017 Pierce Prize Goes to Evan Kirby

Evan Kirby has won the Newton Lacy Pierce Prize in Astronomy, an annual award presented by the American Astronomical Society.

TeachWeek to Highlight Innovative Education, January 17–23

Caltech's Center for Teaching, Learning, and Outreach (CTLO) will host its second annual TeachWeek program from January 17–23.

Remembering Caltech Crystallographer Richard Marsh

Richard Marsh, a crystallographer, colleague, mentor, and friend to generations of scientists, passed away on January 3, 2017, at the age of 94.

Caltech Electrical Engineering Professor Wins IEEE Signal Processing Society's Top Award

P.P. Vaidyanathan will receive the Society Award from the IEEE Signal Processing Society in March.

The Case of the 'Missing Link' Neutron Star

A mysterious neutron star has been caught behaving like two distinct objects—a radio pulsar and a magnetar.

Caltech Mourns the Passing of Jewel Plummer Cobb

Jewel Plummer Cobb, a life member of the Caltech Board of Trustees and president and professor of biology, emerita, of California State University, Fullerton, passed away on January 1, 2017. She was 92 years old.

Interacting With History

The history of Caltech is one of intriguing people, significant places, and some very unique things … all of which can be explored in the Institute’s new interactive history map.


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