Experiments using Diamond Anvils Yield New Insight into the Deep Earth

New experiments could explain one of the most unusual features of the core-mantle boundary.

Caltech Celebrates the Opening of the Bechtel Residence

Additional space will give all undergraduates the opportunity to live on campus throughout their academic career

Caltech to Celebrate National Postdoc Appreciation Week September 17–21

Events will honor contributions postdocs make to research.

Drones Make 3-D Maps of Microbial Mats

Researchers use drones to make 3-D maps of an island to study the microbial mats that exist there.

Corruption is Hard to Hide If You're a Politician Whose Face is Wide

A new study shows that people can separate corrupt politicians from clean ones by simply looking at portraits of the politicians.

Mikhail Shapiro Wins Roger Tsien Award for Excellence in Chemical Biology

In recognition of his contributions to chemical biology, Mikhail Shapiro was presented with the 2018 Roger Tsien Award.

IMSS Unveils $4.2 Million High Performance Computing Center

The new computing resource will bolster research efforts campus-wide.

Superfast Jet Observed Streaming Away from Stellar Collision

An international team of researchers, including two Caltech scientists, observed a superfast jet of material from a neutron star collision.

Guiding Flight: The Fruit Fly's Celestial Compass

Fruit flies use the sun to avoid flying in circles, according to new research.

Researchers Put A.I. to Work Making Chemistry Predictions

Tom Miller and researchers in his lab have developed a new machine-learning tool for predicting chemistry.


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