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10/12/2017

The Golden Record Turns 40

Robert Perkins
The creators of the Voyager Golden Record, along with cultural experts, weigh in on the history and influence of the farthest-flung message from humanity.
Panel
05/14/2017

Announcing The John D. And Edith M. Roberts Memorial Fund

The John D. and Edith M. Roberts Memorial Fund will support the Jack D. and Edith M. Roberts...
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05/04/2017

Take Your Children to Work Day

Annual event gives kids up-close view of Caltech.
Jason Marshall, a senior postdoctoral scholar in mechanical and civil engineering, explains an experiment during Caltec
04/24/2017

A March for Science

Shayna Chabner McKinney
Hundreds gather in celebration of research, exploration, and the advances made by discovery
Board members from the Caltech Postdoctoral Association and the Graduate Student Council led marchers from Beckman Lawn to Memorial Park, carrying a banner signed by hundreds of members of the local community to express their support for science.
02/03/2017

Caltech Hosts "The Science Behind 'The Expanse'" Panel

Whitney Clavin
Caltech and JPL scientists and the cast, crew, and producers of the popular Syfy series The Expanse teamed up at Caltech for a panel discussion of the science behind the show,
Expanse panel poster
07/28/2015

Science for the Community

James Astorga
Nearly two dozen middle- and high-school students have been spending their summer studying biological systems in the field, classroom, and laboratory as part of the Community Science Academy @ Caltech.
07/17/2012

Caltech Expands Online Learning Opportunities with Coursera

Kristen Brown

This morning, Caltech became one of the dozen new schools to join the online learning platform Coursera.

03/30/2012

Caltech Offers Online Course with Live Lectures in Machine Learning

Kimm Fesenmaier

Anyone anywhere can watch one of Caltech's most popular courses on machine learning, complete with live lectures, beginning April 3. Every Tuesday and Thursday throughout the spring term, Yaser Abu-Mostafa, professor of electrical engineering and computer science at Caltech, will deliver lectures for his Learning From Data class live on Caltech's Ustream channel. 

11/15/2010

Young Scientists Face Off at Siemens Competition

Kathy Svitil

This past weekend, 13 budding scientists squared off at Caltech for science scholarships worth $9,000—and the chance to win up to $100,000—at the Region One Finals of the 2010–11 Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology, the nation's premier science research competition for high school students. 

10/19/2010

Local Students Celebrate Science with Nobel Laureate Robert Grubbs

Deborah Williams-Hedges

Local students at Pasadena High School had a rare opportunity to speak with Caltech chemist and Nobel laureate Robert Grubbs as part of the "Lunch with a Laureate" program, which is sponsored by the USA Science and Engineering Festival, one of the largest national science festivals for youth.