The Golden Record Turns 40

The creators of the Voyager Golden Record, along with cultural experts, weigh in on the history and influence of the farthest-flung message from humanity.

JPL News: Giant Exoplanet Hunters: Look for Debris Disks

Astronomers hunting for new worlds have established a possible signpost for giant exoplanets.

Studying Entropy in Metallic Glasses

Intense neutron beams force metallic glasses to give up one of their secrets: the source of a huge increase in entropy at the glass transition.

Gradinaru Named Vallee Scholar

Gradinaru is one of five early-career researchers internationally to receive funding from the Vallee Foundation for basic biomedical research.

Caltech Researchers Create Test That Reveals Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria in 30 Minutes

A new test developed at Caltech can identify whether bacteria are resistant to antibiotics in a mere half hour, giving medical professionals a new tool for fighting infections.

Barish and Thorne Awarded Nobel Prize in Physics

Award honors their "decisive contributions to the LIGO detector and the observation of gravitational waves."

Caltech Alumnus and Former Caltech Researcher Win Nobel for Circadian Rhythm Research

Michael Rosbash (BS '65), and Jeffrey C. Hall, a former Caltech postdoctoral fellow, have been honored with a Nobel Prize for identifying the genetic mechanism controlling circadian rhythms.

Best-Selling Author to Discuss How Naturalist Alexander von Humboldt Shaped Modern Views of Nature

Author Andrea Wulf will visit Caltech as part of the James Michelin Distinguished Visitors Program.

New Provost Starts This Week

David Tirrell steps into new role on campus.

The Science of Sweat: An Interview with Wei Gao

New faculty member Wei Gao creates biosensors that probe metrics of health by analyzing sweat.

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