New CCE Leadership Chair Honors the Past and Supports the Future

A new leadership chair in Caltech’s Division of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering (CCE) will amplify the Institute’s support of its scholars’ freedom to pursue the most interesting and challenging lines of inquiry.

The Thunder of Gravity in the Cosmos

Caltech professor of physics Rana Adhikari will describe how our understanding of the quantum physics of the very, very small has allowed us to explore the gravitational physics of the very, very large.

JPL News: Versatile Instrument to Scout for Kuiper Belt Objects

The Caltech HIgh-speed Multi-color camERA (CHIMERA) system is looking for objects in the Kuiper Belt, the band of icy bodies beyond the orbit of Neptune that includes Pluto.

LIGO Panel Peers into New Window on the Universe

Scientists reflect on the history, the detection, the science, and the future of the field of gravitational wave astronomy.

Experimental Economics: Results You Can Trust

A study led by Caltech's Colin Camerer reproduced experimental economics studies and found that published results in this field are actually quite reliable.

Teaching Science

On February 29th, Caltech's Center for Teaching, Learning, and Outreach (CTLO) brought together more than 50 teachers from local K-12 schools and nearly as many volunteers from Caltech, Pasadena City College, and other associated institutions to look at new ways to develop lessons and design experiments.

Caltech Names Six Distinguished Alumni

Caltech has announced that Eric Betzig (BS '83), Janet C. Campagna (MS '85), Neil A. Gehrels (PhD '82), Carl V. Larson (BS '52), Thomas J. "Tim" Litle IV (BS '62), and Ellen D. Williams (PhD '82) are this year's recipients of the Distinguished Alumni Award.

Caltech Publications Earn Regional CASE Awards

The regional district of the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) has recognized publications and posters made by Caltech with six Awards of Excellence.

JPL News: Director Charles Elachi to Receive Two Awards

Charles Elachi, director of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, will be honored with a pair of prestigious awards over the next two months.

Caltech Researcher Named 2016 Sloan Fellow

Assistant Professor of Computing and Mathematical Sciences and Electrical Engineering Venkat Chandrasekaran has received a 2016 Sloan Fellowship for his work in mathematical optimization.

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