Update on Neutron Star Smash-Up: Jet Hits a Roadblock

Light detected from a neutron star merger is not from a super-fast jet as previously suspected, but rather a bubble-like cocoon.

Caltech Breaks Ground on Chen Neuroscience Research Building

The Tianqiao and Chrissy Chen Neuroscience Research Building will be a hub for interdisciplinary brain research.

Neurons Encoding Familiarity and Novelty

Neurons within the posterior parietal cortex gather information about our memories to help us make memory-based decisions.

Scientists Discover Unexpected Side Effect to Cleaning Up Urban Air

As levels of atmospheric nitric oxide decline rapidly due to air quality regulations, North American cities may soon experience higher levels of airborne organic hydroperoxides.

Understanding the Neural Mechanisms of Sleep

Two neuropeptides in zebrafish provide clues to the complex neural mechanisms underlying sleep.

Professor Hoffmann Elected to Chinese Academy of Engineering

The CAE is the foremost engineering academy in China.

JPL News: Bright Areas on Ceres Suggest Geologic Activity

A new study from researchers at Caltech and JPL finds evidence of geologic activity on the dwarf planet Ceres.

Caltech's Nate Lewis named to National Academy of Inventors

Nate Lewis, Caltech's George L. Argyros Professor of Chemistry, has been elected to the National Academy of Inventors' 2017 class of fellows.

Two Holograms in One Surface

Engineers at Caltech have developed a way to encode more than one hologram in a single surface with no loss of resolution.

Stripes May Help Solve Riddle of Superconductivity

Striped patterns of electrical charges may help crack mystery of high-temperature superconducting materials.


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