It’s one of Caltech’s oldest traditions: Ditch Day.
In the 1998 blockbuster hit “Armageddon”, a gigantic asteroid on a collision course with Earth was just science fiction.
A San Fernando Valley lawmaker Monday announced plans to create a statewide earthquake warning system in California.
A Caltech professor who was instrumental in the development of the atomic bomb has died at age 96.
A photo taken at close range can make the person look suspicious and unattractive, according to a new study out of Caltech.
The 4.1 earthquake that struck Wednesday night occurred near the Whittier fault, which has produced major quakes in the past, leading some to ask if it was a precursor to something bigger.
A man who was extradited from Mexico to face a murder charge stemming from the 1995 lunchtime slaying of a Caltech custodian, entered a not guilty plea Wednesday.
Caltech’s longtime publicist Bob O’Rourke died Tuesday in his Pasadena home at the age of 72.
Eighteen planets have been uncovered in distant solar systems, according to Caltech scientists writing in a scientific journal Saturday. Each of the planets is said to be the size of Jupiter.
The California Institute of Technology in Pasadena was awarded $2 million to develop a prototype earthquake early warning system, the school announced Tuesday.
A team of Southern California researchers have invented a new type of metal that is 100 times lighter than Styrofoam, said UC Irvine in a news release issued this week.
The California Institute of Technology in Pasadena has been awarded a $12.6 million federal grant to set up a new center to study physics.
Caltech researchers announced Monday they believe they have evidence to demonstrate a common behavior in high-functioning people with autism — that they do not seem to care what other people think of them.
What a week, what a week!
For the first time ever, the most prestigious university in the world is no longer back east or even across the pond — it’s right here in the Southland.