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Sean Carroll Elected to American Association for the Advancement of Science
11/24/2020

Sean Carroll Elected to American Association for the Advancement of Science

Whitney Clavin
Sean Carroll, a research professor of physics at Caltech and communicator of science, has been elected as a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Sean Carroll
Merging Stars Produce Glowing Blue Ring Nebula
11/18/2020

Merging Stars Produce Glowing Blue Ring Nebula

Whitney Clavin
Astronomers solve 16-year old mystery of ultraviolet ring in space
Image of the Blue Ring Nebula from GALEX and other telescopes, combined
Expanding the WAVE Pipeline
11/05/2020

Expanding the WAVE Pipeline

Judy Hill
WAVE Fellows program for underrepresented students in STEM to double in size
Graduate student Rebekah Loving with Bren Professor of Computational Biology and Computing and Mathematical Sciences Lior Pachter
A Magnificent Burst from Within Our Galaxy
11/04/2020

A Magnificent Burst from Within Our Galaxy

Whitney Clavin
Graduate student Chris Bochenek's STARE2 project catches a whopper of a radio burst.
Photo composite of STARE2 under fish-eye sky
Caltech Invites Students of Color to Explore Opportunities in Science and Engineering
11/03/2020

Caltech Invites Students of Color to Explore Opportunities in Science and Engineering

Jennifer Torres-Siders
The FUTURE Ignited virtual conference represents an expanded effort to support diversity and inclusion in graduate admissions.
Graduate student Emma Sosa sits works at a computer at Caltech
LIGO Hanford Breaks Ground for New Exploration Center
10/23/2020

LIGO Hanford Breaks Ground for New Exploration Center

Whitney Clavin
New state-of-the-art education facility in Washington State will teach students and the public about the marvels of gravitational waves and LIGO
conceptual design of proposed LIGO Hanford Observatory STEM Exploration Center
A Method to Map Brain Circuits in Real Time
10/15/2020

A Method to Map Brain Circuits in Real Time

Andrew Moseman
A new approach called integrated neurophotonics would allow researchers to track the activity of all the neurons that make up a particular brain circuit.
Brain image
Caltech Faculty Receive Named Professorships
10/09/2020

Caltech Faculty Receive Named Professorships

During the 2019–20 academic year, Caltech recognized 11 faculty members with the Institute's most distinguished award for individual faculty, a named professorship, and four faculty members with leadership chairs.
Saul Teukolsky Awarded 2021 Einstein Prize
10/07/2020

Saul Teukolsky Awarded 2021 Einstein Prize

Whitney Clavin
The American Physical Society's 2021 Einstein Prize goes to physics professor Saul Teukolsky.
Saul Teukolsky
Extremely Rare Higgs Boson Decay Process Spotted
10/06/2020

Extremely Rare Higgs Boson Decay Process Spotted

Whitney Clavin
Caltech researchers, including postdoctoral scholars and graduate students, play critical role in quest to find rare Higgs boson processes.
Compact Muon Solenoid (CMS) at the LHC