The Golden Record Turns 40

The creators of the Voyager Golden Record, along with cultural experts, weigh in on the history and influence of the farthest-flung message from humanity.

JPL News: Giant Exoplanet Hunters: Look for Debris Disks

Astronomers hunting for new worlds have established a possible signpost for giant exoplanets.

Studying Entropy in Metallic Glasses

Intense neutron beams force metallic glasses to give up one of their secrets: the source of a huge increase in entropy at the glass transition.

Caltech Recycling Center to Close November 11

Recycling efforts will continue for on-campus community members.

Screening of Marshall on October 11

The film—produced by Caltech Trustee Donald Tang—follows a young Thurgood Marshall, the first African-American Supreme Court Justice.

Engineering Better Health Through Philanthropy

Caltech celebrates the dedication of the Andrew and Peggy Cherng Department of Medical Engineering.

Gradinaru Named Vallee Scholar

Gradinaru is one of five early-career researchers internationally to receive funding from the Vallee Foundation for basic biomedical research.

Barish and Thorne Awarded Nobel Prize in Physics

Award honors their "decisive contributions to the LIGO detector and the observation of gravitational waves."

Caltech Alumnus and Former Caltech Researcher Win Nobel for Circadian Rhythm Research

Michael Rosbash (BS '65), and Jeffrey C. Hall, a former Caltech postdoctoral fellow, have been honored with a Nobel Prize for identifying the genetic mechanism controlling circadian rhythms.

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