Holographic Imaging Could Be Used to Detect Signs of Life in Space

Caltech engineer Jay Nadeau says a method called digital holographic microscopy could be used to detect living microbes in space.

Key to Speeding Up Carbon Sequestration Discovered

Scientists identify the slow part of a chemical reaction that allows carbon to be sequestered in the ocean, and demonstrate how to speed it up with a common enzyme.

Innovation Speaker Series Highlights Inspiring Researchers, Technologists

The weekly science and technology talks will be presented each Thursday through August 3.

Computer Chip Technology Repurposed for Making Reflective Nanostructures

Andrei Faraon's nano-scale metamaterials have been used to create flat lenses and prism-like surfaces that spread light out into its spectrum. Now, he is using them to create a special class of reflective surfaces.

Caltech Grad Student Makes Ultra-Sensitive Measurement of Deformation

Xiaoyue Ni, a grad student who works in the lab of Caltech engineer Julia R. Greer, a Caltech professor of materials science and mechanics has made sensitive measurements of how materials respond to deformation.

NASA's Juno Spacecraft Completes Flyby over Jupiter's Great Red Spot

The NASA Juno mission completed a flyby of Jupiter on July 10 and will be sending images -- including close-ups of the Great Red Spot -- in the coming days.

JPL News: Hidden Stars May Make Planets Appear Smaller

New research from Elise Furlan of Caltech is helping to determine the true density of planets.

Chen Neuroscience Research Building Update

A sneak peek of design concepts and planning for the construction of the Tianqiao and Chrissy Chen Neuroscience Research Building.

Nick Scoville Honored for "Lifetime of Outstanding Research in Astronomy"

Nick Scoville, who led the COSMOS sky survey for its first 10 years, has been awarded the 2017 Bruce Medal.

The Allen Discovery Center for Cell Lineage Tracing

The center is a collaboration that aims to develop new in-cell recording technologies to produce genomic maps of multi-cellular development.


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