From Physics to Finance

When part of a nuclear reactor he was working on melted down one day, Thomas Luke (BS '86) found himself on a new path that led him to Wall Street.

Three Caltech Faculty Members Win Sloan Fellowships

Three members of the Caltech faculty are among this year's Sloan Research Fellows.

Caltech Students Win Prestigious Churchill Scholarship

Two Caltech students have been awarded the Churchill Scholarship to pursue graduate studies at the University of Cambridge.

Caltech Mourns the Passing of Alumnus Joseph Polchinski, Renowned Physicist

Joseph Polchinski, lauded for his fundamental contributions to string theory, passed away at age 63.

New Clues to Compositions of TRAPPIST-1 Planets

A new study offers the best measurements yet of the densities of the TRAPPIST-1 planets.

A Tabletop Approach to Probing Fundamental Laws of Physics

Nick Hutzler talks about what drew him to Caltech—first as an undergraduate and now more than 10 years later as new faculty.

Taking the Pulse of Planets and Stars

Jim Fuller talks about movies he has developed to better understand the pulsations of planets and stars.

Citizen Scientists Discover Five-Planet System

A group of 10,000 citizen scientists from all over the world helped to identify signals from five planets orbiting a distant star.

Caltech's NIRES Instrument Achieves "First Light"

A new Caltech-built instrument at Keck Observatory has captured its first spectral image.

New Windows on Nature: Caltech's Instrument Makers

In this 2017 address, President Rosenbaum discusses the history, future, and critical importance of the instruments designed and built by Caltech researchers.


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