How do you find, track, and quantify the release of a colorless and odorless gas? Caltech researchers take a cross-disciplinary approach.

Tools and Techniques to Track and Study Methane | Caltech
Hollywood comes to Caltech! Cast and crew from the hit Syfy series “The Expanse” team up with Caltech and NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory researchers to dissect the science behind the fiction. Get your tickets before they run out!

The Science Behind The Expanse | Caltech
Join us tomorrow to honor the life, accomplishments, and contributions of Ahmed Zewail. For more information: [ Link ]

Ahmed H. Zewail Memorial Symposium | Caltech
The Caltech community along with representatives from the Black Ladies Association at Caltech and the Black Students at the California Institute of Technology gathered on the lawn outside the Red Door for a candlelight vigil and moment of silence honoring Martin Luther King’s civil rights legacy, put on by Caltech Center for Diversity and the Caltech Y. #MLKDay
Congrats to our own assistant professor of physics David Hsieh, one of the newest recipients of the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE)!

President Obama Honors Federally-Funded Early-Career Scientists
MLK Week starts today at the Caltech Center for Diversity. Join them tonight for an MLK Candlelight Vigil.

Event RSVP - Caltech Center for Diversity
Introducing Caltech's interactive history map. Travel through our past and present, and explore our campus. Did we leave anything out? Let us know!

Interacting With History | Caltech
Follow the Keck Cosmic Web Imager on its journey to Hawaii, where it will begin studying everything from gas jets around young stars to the winds of dead stars and supermassive black holes, and more.

Vessel details for: JEAN ANNE (Vehicles Carrier) - IMO 9233167, MMSI 367003380, Call Sign WDC3786 Registered in USA | AIS Marine Traffic
Read about how one endowment allowed Caltech to acquire a key piece of equipment that now helps to advance climate research at #CaltechImpact.

New Possibilities - Caltech Campaign
Caltech mourns the passing of Bill Bowes, whose generous gift helped establish the first of the Institute's leadership chairs.

William Bowes Jr., early biotech investor, philanthropist, dies
Remembering the man who "took campus by storm" and left an indelible mark on Caltech.

A Pillar of Tech Transfer at Caltech | Caltech
An instrument designed to image the vast web of gas that connects galaxies in the universe shipped early this morning from Los Angeles to Hawaii, where it will be integrated into the W. M. Keck Observatory. It will be one of the best instruments in the world for taking spectral images of cosmic objects—detailed images where each pixel can be viewed in all wavelengths of visible light.

New Caltech Instrument Poised to Image the Cosmic Web | Caltech
Congrats to Caltech's Evan Kirby on winning the Newton Lacy Pierce Prize in Astronomy from the American Astronomical Society, which is awarded to astronomers 35 years old or younger.

2017 Pierce Prize Goes to Evan Kirby | Caltech
Caltech's Center for Teaching, Learning and Outreach (CTLO) is set to host its second annual TeachWeek program from January 17–23, which will feature events and discussions with Caltech faculty, alumni, TAs, and staff as well as open classes, workshops, and talks with guest presenters.

TeachWeek to Highlight Innovative Education, January 17–23 | Caltech
Caltech mourns the passing of Richard Marsh (BS '43), senior research associate in chemistry, emeritus. He was 94.

Remembering Caltech Crystallographer Richard Marsh | Caltech
Read about how the David and Lucile Packard Foundation selects extraordinary scholars and frees them to take calculated risks and explore new frontiers at #CaltechImpact

To Find an Innovator - Caltech Campaign
ICYMI: On Sunday's “60 Minutes,” Caltech's Mike Brown and Konstantin Batygin discussed #PlanetNine.

The Hunt for Planet Nine
Happy Birthday to Stephen Hawking, who turns 75 today. Read "A Brief History of Time with Hawking at Caltech" at The Caltech Archives website.

Caltech alums Svetlana Kryukova (BS ’95, MS ’95) and her husband, Anatoly Baumstein (PhD ’97), have established the Baumstein-Kryukova Student Grant Endowment Fund to help future generations of exceptional scholars pursue their studies at Caltech, regardless of their financial means.

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The Gift of an Education - Caltech Campaign