NASA/Goddard News: Observations Reshape Basic Plasma Wave Physics

A new technique helped NASA spacecraft detect a previously unseen phenomenon in the plasma in the earth's magnetosphere.

The Caltech Effect Highlights the Work of Carver Mead

Carver Mead's work at Caltech shaped many of the technologies the world uses today.

Friends and Family Gathered to Celebrate Chemist John D. Roberts

The life of long-time Caltech professor John (Jack) D. Roberts was celebrated in a memorial.

Caltech Students and Alumni Receive 2017 NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

Twenty current students and eight alumni have been selected to receive funding for graduate studies.

How do Plants Make Oxygen? Ask Cyanobacteria

A new study adds 41 new types of cyanobacteria, and helps pin down when in history they "invented" oxygen-producing photosynthesis.

Altered Perceptions

Perturbations in "face patch" regions of the brain affect the perception of faces and other objects.

Inventing Tools for Detecting Life Elsewhere

In the Exoplanet Technology Laboratory, researchers have been developing new ways to search exoplanets for biosignatures.

Panda Express Co-founders Give $30 Million to Caltech for Medical Engineering

Andrew and Peggy Cherng saw an opportunity to invest in their community and in the future of health care.

Caltech Grad Student Wins Hertz Fellowship

Preston Cosslett Kemeny, a first-year graduate student in geochemistry at Caltech, has been selected as one of the recipients of the 2017 Hertz Fellowship

Students to Plan Moon Base for Deep-Space Exploration

At the Caltech Space Challenge, students from around the world will participate in a competition to design a launch-and-resupply station for deep-space exploration.

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