JPL News: Flares May Threaten Planet Habitability Near Red Dwarfs

Data from the Caltech-led GALEX mission allowed researchers to study the flares from cool dwarf stars.

SpaceX President and COO Delivers 2017 Wouk Lecture

Gwynne Shotwell, president and COO of SpaceX, delivered the 2017 Wouk Lecture to a standing room only crowd at Caltech on May 19.

Bethany Ehlmann to Receive Urey Prize

Caltech's Bethany Ehlmann will receive the 2017 Harold C. Urey Prize for outstanding achievement in planetary research by an early-career scientist.

The Cost of "Living": How Viruses Hijack a Host's Energy Supply

Understanding how different viruses usurp their host's energy supply provides insights into viral life cycles and evolution.

Caltech Celebrates Staff Service and Impact

Caltech celebrated its 62nd Annual Service and Impact Awards on Thursday, June 1, 2017, honoring 397 staff members.

Cracking the Code of Facial Recognition

Responses of neurons in face-selective regions of the brain can now be used to precisely reconstruct what face an animal is seeing.

Caltech Honors Employee's 45 Years of Service

Engineer Michael Walsh was among 300 staff members honored at June 1 ceremony.

Caltech Program Fosters Scientific Curiosity in Pasadena Unified Students

Caltech volunteers bring eye-popping, hands-on science demonstrations to local schools.

Rover Findings Indicate Stratified Lake on Ancient Mars

The Mars Curiosity rover has provided evidence that an ancient lake on Mars supported chemical reactions that are fundamental to the basic functions of life.

LIGO Detects Gravitational Waves for Third Time

Newest LIGO observation provides clues about the spins, and possible origins, of binary black holes.


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