California Institute of Technology

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Name: California Institute of Technology
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 25 2014 - 7 reports

Caltech's new president Thomas Rosenbaum sends special orders to Curiosity rover during inauguration

PASADENA >> California Institute of Technology inaugurated its ninth president Friday with a full day of festivities and a perk that left Thomas Rosenbaum nearly speechless.“This is so cool,” the incoming president said as Surrogate, a robot reminiscent ... [Published Pasadena Star News - Oct 25 2014]
First reported Oct 25 2014 - Updated Oct 25 2014 - 1 reports

News of the Day From Across the Nation, Oct. 25

1 Flight 93: An inventory released Friday of items lost from a recent fire at the Flight 93 National Memorial headquarters in Shanksville, Pa., includes hundreds of original photographs and items found at the crash site. The National Park Service said ... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Oct 25 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

'Interstellar' VFX give new insights into black holes

Wired has an interesting look at how the science behind Interstellar helped Caltech astrophysicist Kip Thorne develop new peer-reviewed papers on the science of black holes. Read the rest ... [Published Boing Boing - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

California Considers Perimeter Threat Mitigation System

CalTech would like an integrated system that reduces workloads and cost impacts of operating and maintaining the security functions within separate systems. ... [Published Techwire.net - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

Space expert—David Stevenson

Hear from our one of our alumni, space expert-David Stevenson is a Professor of Planetary Science for the California Institute of Technology (Caltech).BSc MSc DSc Well, PhD C'nellMy career has been devoted to scientific re and teaching, with the nature ... [Published Noodls - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 2 reports

Inauguration 2014: Join Our Celebration

Over the next two days, the Caltech community will gather to celebrate the inauguration of Thomas F. Rosenbaum as the Institute's ninth president. A handful of public and private events have been organized for the occasion, beginning on Thursday evening ... [Published Caltech Daily News - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Galactic Wheel of Life Shines in Infrared

It might look like a spoked wheel or even a “Chakram” weapon wielded by warriors like “Xena,” from the fictional TV show, but this ringed galaxy is actually a vast place of stellar life. A newly released image from NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope shows ... [Published Space Fellowship - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

OEwaves Offers Core Micro-Cavity Technology

OEwaves announces ultra-high quality factor (Q) Whispering Gallery Mode (WGM) optical cavity product. For the first time since the development of the unique WGM micro-resonator technology already utilized in OEwaves ultra-low phase noise microwave oscillator ... [Published Renewable Energy World - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

The Globe-Trotting Geologist

This past summer, not long after collecting her degree from Caltech and thanks to the support of a Watson Fellowship, Hima Hassenruck-Gudipati (BS '14) found herself walking alone along a creek near the northern Italian town of Feltre, about 50 miles ... [Published Caltech Daily News - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Getting to know super-earths

News From the Field October 15, 2014Results from NASA's Kepler mission have indicated that the most common planets in the galaxy are super-Earths--those that are bigger than Earth but smaller than Neptune. We have no examples of these planets in our own ... [Published National Science Foundation - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Caltech Awards International Aerospace Honor to Industry Leader

John Tracy, chief technology officer and senior vice president of engineering, operations, and technology for the Boeing Company, is the 2014 recipient of the International von Kármán Wings Award. The honor-bestowed annually by the Aerospace Historical ... [Published Noodls - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

World's top universities 2014 according to Times Higher Education | News

The California Institute for Technology (Caltech) has been named the world’s best institution for the fourth consecutive year in the Times Higher Education’s annual league table[1]. Harvard and Oxford follow in second and third place respectively. Stanford ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 21 2014]

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"We focused on counterattacks a lot becauseP-P likes to play it around, and we can just go straight at them," Abdi said. "We also have alot of fast players, so I think that helped us out."
...from our familiar water," said Scott Edgington, Cassini deputy project scientist at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, California. "As we approach southern winter solstice on Titan, we will further explore how these cloud formation processes might vary with season."
"I believe it's one of these dark, young galaxies that we have never been able to observe before," Neugebauer said. "If it is, then it is a major step forward in our understanding of the size of the universe, how the universe formed and how it continues to form as time goes on."
Of these colors and dress, David Elliot (1917-2007) once wrote, when he was professor of history at Caltech, "With this color and symbolism, which is medieval though mutated, we stage our brief moment of pageantry, paying homage to that ancient community of scholars in whose shadow we stand, and acknowledging our debt to the university as one of the great institutional constructs of the Middle Ages."

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Mathematical Modeling in Economics, Ecology and... [Published MAA Online - Oct 23 2014]
Why You Shouldn't Get Your Hopes Up for the Sel... [Published Atlantic Monthly - Oct 23 2014]
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