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01/02/2019

Community College Students Thrive at Caltech

Robert Perkins
Through a program run by the nonprofit Base 11, community college students can come work with researchers at Caltech.
Base 11
12/12/2018

Microscopic Devices that Control Vibrations Could Allow Smaller Mobile Devices

Emily Velasco
Nanoscale devices can manipulate vibrations in much the same way that conventional electronics manipulate electrons.
A small integrated circuit rests on a surface next to a time, which is comparable in size
12/12/2018

New Climate Model to Be Built from the Ground Up

Robert Perkins
Researchers from across the country team up to re-engineer climate modeling.
Climate modeling
11/21/2018

Nailing It: Caltech Engineers Help Show That InSight Lander Probe Can Hammer Itself Into Martian Soil

Robert Perkins
José Andrade's work on force transmission through granular materials has helped inform the recently launched mission to probe down into the soil of Mars.
InSight
11/19/2018

Two International Aerospace Leaders Receive von Kármán Wings Award

Robert Perkins
The 2018 International von Kármán Wings Award recognizes key figures from the French and Indian space agencies.
Wings Awardees
11/13/2018

Symposium Marks 10 Years of Caltech-City of Hope Partnership

Emily Velasco
Caltech and City of Hope's Biomedical Research Initiative has reached its 10th anniversary and has funded 53 projects.
A thematic graphic showing the concept of medical engineering
10/30/2018

"Folded" Optical Devices Manipulate Light in a New Way

Robert Perkins
New technology is showcased in a millimeter-wide spectrometer.
Folded metasurface optics
10/25/2018

Spinning the Light: The World's Smallest Optical Gyroscope

Robert Perkins
Newly developed device fits on the tip of your finger and could find its way into drones and spacecraft in the future.
Optical Gyroscope
10/22/2018

Space Solar Power: A New Beginning

Caltech’s Sergio Pellegrino will discuss his work on the Caltech Space Solar Power Project during his October 31 Watson Lecture.
photo of Sergio Pellegrino
10/18/2018

Caltech Startup Aims to Make Solar Panels More Efficient

Robert Perkins
A Caltech startup company plans to improve the contact efficiency of solar cells.
Solar panels