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May 11 Event Will Mark 90th Anniversary for GPS

By photosearth / April 29, 2017

Caltech's Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences marks milestone with daylong celebration News Writer:  Robert Perkins Grand Canyon expedition (Caltech and Carnegie Institution), 1939 Credit: Courtesy of the Archives, California Institute of Technology On May 11, Caltech’s Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences (GPS) will celebrate its 90th anniversary with a daylong symposium and celebration […]

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Introducing Caltech Magazine

By photosearth / April 25, 2017

Caltech rolls out a new Institute magazine, in print and online Our new Institute magazine features a wide array of stories about Caltech's people, research, and impact. This month, we launch Caltech magazine, a new publication for the community featuring a range of stories about the Institute, its people, and its impact on the world. […]

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‘Detergent’ Molecules May Be Driving Fluctuations in Atmospheric Methane Concentrations

By photosearth / April 18, 2017

New study suggests hydroxyl radicals may be behind unexplained recent increase in methane levels News Writer:  Robert Perkins An illustration of hydroxyl and methane atoms During the early 2000s, environmental scientists studying methane emissions noticed something unexpected: the global concentrations of atmospheric methane (CH4)—which had increased for decades, driven by methane emissions from fossil fuels […]

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Caltech Students and Alumni Receive 2017 NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

By photosearth / April 1, 2017

Twenty current students and eight alumni have been selected to receive funding for graduate studies. News Writer:  Lori Dajose This year, the National Science Foundation (NSF) has selected 20 current Caltech students and eight alumni to receive its Graduate Research Fellowships. The awards support three years of graduate study within a five-year fellowship period in […]