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.

Caltech Graduate Student Awarded de Karman Fellowship

Nicholas Burali, a mechanical engineering student, uses computational tools to study combustion.

GPS Grads Return for 90th Anniversary

At the Caltech Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences 90th Anniversary symposium, alumni from throughout the division's history shared their stories.

Lessons in the Lab

Nobel laureate Robert H. Grubbs shapes fields of science, but his door is always open to students.

Class Act: Chemistry 101

A newly reinvented class gives undergrads a low-stakes way to explore topics in chemistry.

Sour Taste Cells Detect Water

New research suggests that sour-sensing taste cells also help us detect, or taste, water.

Chemistry Student Receives Fulbright Fellowship

Gerri Roberts, a chemistry student, has received a Fulbright fellowship to study new anti-cancer drugs in Germany.

Pioneering Neuroscientist to Kick off New Caltech Lecture Series

Wolfram Schultz, whose work has focused on how neurons gauge rewards, will be the inaugural speaker of a new lecture series on neuroscience.

Nitrogen Fixation Research Could Shed Light on Biological Mystery

New research could make fertilizer production more environmentally friendly while shedding light on a biological mystery.


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