The Cartography of the Nucleus

A new technique creates maps of the folded structures of DNA, RNA, and proteins within the cellular nucleus, revealing elegant "hubs" of organization.

JPL News: Juno Solves 39-Year Old Mystery of Jupiter Lightning

Scientists from NASA's Juno mission describe the ways in which lightning on Jupiter is actually analogous to Earth's lightning.

Collisions of Dead Stars Spray Heavy Elements Throughout Small Galaxies

Using the W.M. Keck Observatory, researchers have found the primary source of heavy elements in dwarf galaxies.

Senior Receives Fellowship for Graduate Funding

Katherine Guo will partner with the NSA for her graduate work in computer science.

Building the Starshot Sail: A Q&A with Harry Atwater

Researchers face the challenge of building something that is thinner than tissue paper but strong enough to withstand the energy of an ultra-high-powered laser

Caltech Celebrates Two Staffers for Their 50 Years of Service

Bob Logan (BS '68) and Pat Anderson honored at May 31 event.

Seismometer Readings Could Offer Debris Flow Early Warning

A debris flow that struck Montecito, California in January was detected by a nearby seismometer

Looking Back on the Birth of the Information Age

Caltech Archives has unveiled a new Carver Mead video channel that features technical lectures, history lessons, and nuggets of insight into technology and innovation

Geobiology Student Receives Goldwater Scholarship

Amanda Hazel Dilmore is a recipient of Goldwater Scholarship for the 2018–19 academic year.

String Theorist Wins Hamburg Prize

The 2018 Hamburg Prize goes to Hirosi Ooguri and comes with a three-day symposium in his honor.

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