Philanthropists Eli and Edythe Broad Give $5 Million to Honor Caltech President Emeritus David Baltimore

Entrepreneur, philanthropist, and life member of the Caltech Board of Trustees Eli Broad and his wife, Edythe, have pledged $5 million through The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation to endow a professorial chair at Caltech.

Caltech Undergrad Named a 2018 Watson Fellow

A Thomas J. Watson Fellowship has been awarded to Caltech senior Michelle Wang.

Caltech and Princeton University Press Release 15th Volume of Einstein Papers

The Collected Papers of Albert Einstein: Volume 15: The Berlin Years: Writings & Correspondence, June 1925–May 1927, Documentary Edition is the latest collection published as a collaboration between Caltech's Einstein Papers Project, Princeton University Press, and Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Taking MRI Technology Down to Micrometer Scales

Mikhail Shapiro and his team are inventing new methods to help doctors better interpret the splotchy shapes of MRI images.

Caltech Mourns the Loss of Stephen Hawking

Stephen Hawking, the author of A Brief History of Time and a frequent visitor to Caltech, has passed away. He was 76.

Robots Duke It Out in "Tank Wars"

Robot tanks designed and built by undergraduate students battled one another on Beckman Mall at the 33rd annual ME 72 Engineering Design Competition.

In Grueling Combat, The Riveters Emerge Victorious

At this year's Engineering Design Competition, six teams squared off with robot tanks. Get the play by play.

A Conversation with Caltech Entomologist Joe Parker

Joe Parker's childhood fascination with insects led him to a position as an assistant professor of biology at Caltech.

JPL News: Jupiter's Jet-Streams Are Unearthly

Newly published findings from the Juno mission improve understanding of Jupiter's interior structure.

New Humanities Class Explores Blurry Line Between Humans and Animals

Professor of Comparative Literature Jocelyn Holland is teaching a new class at Caltech this term, The Human Animal, which uses literature from the 16th through 18th centuries to discuss questions about animal intelligence, whether animals have souls, and what makes a human.


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