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Charles Elachi to Receive National Air and Space Museum Trophy
02/13/2020

Charles Elachi to Receive National Air and Space Museum Trophy

Whitney Clavin
Charles Elachi has been selected to receive the 2020 Michael Collins Trophy for Lifetime Achievement.
Charles Elachi
Four Faculty Members Receive Sloan Research Fellowships
02/12/2020

Four Faculty Members Receive Sloan Research Fellowships

Lori Dajose
Stevan Nadj-Perge, Yuki Oka, Joseph Parker, and Omer Tamuz are among 126 early career researchers selected for these prestigious fellowships.
Left to right: Yuki Oka, Stevan Nadj-Perge, Joe Parker, Omer Tamuz
Inspired by Science Fiction and Symmetry
02/10/2020

Inspired by Science Fiction and Symmetry

Whitney Clavin
Former Caltech postdoc Jim Gates talked about his childhood, diversity in science, and more at a lecture at Caltech.
Jim Gates
NASA Retires Spitzer Space Telescope, Infrared Explorer
01/30/2020

NASA Retires Spitzer Space Telescope, Infrared Explorer

Whitney Clavin
Mission engineers have ceased all operations for the Spitzer Space Telescope's historic mission.
Giant star Zeta Ophiuchi
Roc Cutri Wins 2020 American Astronomical Society Prize
01/22/2020

Roc Cutri Wins 2020 American Astronomical Society Prize

Whitney Clavin
Roc Cutri, the deputy director of Caltech's IPAC astronomy center has been awarded the 2020 George Van Biesbroeck Prize.
Roc Cutri
Watson Lecture, Thomas Soifer, January 29: The Legacy of the Spitzer Space Telescope
01/22/2020

Watson Lecture, Thomas Soifer, January 29: The Legacy of the Spitzer Space Telescope

Sharon Kaplan
The Legacy of the Spitzer Space Telescope
Spitzer Space Telescope
The Evolution of Shape
01/17/2020

The Evolution of Shape

Whitney Clavin
A Q&A with Lu Wang about the mathematics of changing shapes
Lu Wang
First Asteroid Found Inside Orbit of Venus
01/15/2020

First Asteroid Found Inside Orbit of Venus

Whitney Clavin
ZTF has discovered an asteroid that circles the sun every 151 days.
Photo of the 48-inch Samuel Oschin Telescope
From the Break Through Campaign: Mathematician in Motion
01/13/2020

From the Break Through Campaign: Mathematician in Motion

For as long as he can remember, David Ignacio Fager has adored mathematics. Then came freshman year of college, and Caltech’s social science core introduced him to a new love: economics. Happily, he was able to marry his two passions.
David Fager
Donald S. Cohen (1934–2020)
01/10/2020

Donald S. Cohen (1934–2020)

Robert Perkins
Caltech mourns the passing of Donald S. Cohen, Charles Lee Powell Professor of Applied Mathematics, Emeritus
Donald Cohen