Palomar's Samuel Oschin Telescope Turns 70

Historic telescope's discoveries include everything from thousands of galaxy clusters to a Pluto-sized object in our solar system.

President Rosenbaum Highlights Postdocs as "Unsung Heroes"

In a letter to the Caltech community during Postdoc Appreciation Week, the President emphasizes the role this key group plays at the Institute.

Custom Circuits for Living Cells

Caltech researchers have developed a "toolkit" of proteins that can be assembled, like Legos, in various ways to one day treat diseases.

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 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.

From Colorado to Caltech: Meet Chemistry Professor Kimberly See

A new video profiles Kimberly See, a battery chemist who joined the faculty last year.

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.


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