A Head for Math, a Heart for Caltech

Sam Barnett (BS ’12) credits the Caltech community for encouraging his curiosity and building his ambitions.

The Future is Autonomous

A panel of three Caltech engineers and an automotive industry reporter discussed the technology and ethics of driverless cars at a recent Caltech Associates event.

Earthquakes Can Make Thrust Faults Open Violently and Snap Shut

Engineers and scientists experimentally observe surface twisting in thrust faults that can momentarily rip open the earth's surface.

May 11 Event Will Mark 90th Anniversary for GPS

Witnesses to the history of GPS will return to campus to share experiences with the Caltech community at a daylong celebration of the division's 90th anniversary.

Testosterone Makes Men Less Likely to Question Their Impulses

A new study shows that testosterone makes men less likely to realize when they're wrong

JPL News: NASA Spacecraft Dives Between Saturn and Its Rings

NASA's Cassini spacecraft is back in contact with Earth after its successful first-ever dive through the narrow gap between the planet Saturn and its rings.

Caltech Student Awarded Goldwater Scholarship

Aadith Moorthy, a junior majoring in materials science and computer science, hopes to research energy and water conservation

Bare Bones: Making Bones Transparent

A new bone clearing technique is a breakthrough for testing osteoporosis drugs.

Facial Expressions: How Brains Process Emotion

New research from Caltech clarifies the once-mysterious role of the amygdala.

Introducing Caltech Magazine

Caltech rolls out a new Institute magazine, in print and online


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