Writing the Next Chapter in the Search for Habitable Worlds

New professor of astronomy Andrew Howard discusses the diversity of exoplanets and the search for an Earth-like world.

Alumnus Jerry Nelson, Father of Keck Telescope, Passes Away

Caltech alumnus Jerry Nelson was the principal designer for the W. M. Keck Observatory—the world's largest observatory atop Mauna Kea in Hawaii.

A New Approach to Biology

Professor Rob Phillips reinvents Caltech's freshman biology course with programming and statistical mechanics.

A Community that Cares

At Caltech, Mojolaoluwa “Josh” Sonola found a community of like-minded undergraduate scholars.

Researchers Find a Surprise Just Beneath the Surface in Carbon Dioxide Experiment

Theorists and experimentalists worked together to discover something new in carbon dioxide experiment.

Probing the Past and Present

Jennifer Jahner's collaboration with Caltech history professor Warren Brown led to the inaugural two-year program of the Caltech-Huntington Humanities Collaborations.

The Art of Exoplanets

Caltech space artists Robert Hurt and Tim Pyle help scientists imagine the exotic landscapes of other worlds.

Overriding the Urge to Sleep

The discovery of neurons that control arousal has implications for insomnia and other sleep disorders.

Caltech Postdoc a Future Astronaut

Caltech postdoctoral researcher Jessica Watkins will be among the newest generation of American astronauts

Corruption Research Brings Caltech Anthropologist to Congress

Jean Ensminger recently testified before a House of Representatives Committee on corruption in the World Bank.

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