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Man Pleads Not Guilty To 1995 Caltech Lunchtime Killing

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.

04/25/2012

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Caltech’s Longtime Publicist Bob O’Rourke Dies At 72

Caltech’s longtime publicist Bob O’Rourke died Tuesday in his Pasadena home at the age of 72.

12/29/2011

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Scientists Discover 18 New Planets

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.

12/03/2011

Caltech Gets $2 Million To Develop Earthquake Warning System

The California Institute of Technology in Pasadena was awarded $2 million to develop a prototype earthquake early warning system, the school announced Tuesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/29/2011

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SoCal Researchers Develop World’s Lightest Material

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.

11/19/2011

Caltech Awarded $12.6 Million Federal Grant

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.

10/15/2011

Caltech Researchers Identify Social Difficulty Caused By Autism

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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/10/2011

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Caltech’s Male Water Polo Team Breaks 9-Year Losing Streak

What a week, what a week!

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/08/2011

Caltech Tops Harvard, Oxford As World’s Top-Ranked Research University

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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/06/2011

Government Testing Earthquake Warning System In California

The government has been testing an early alert system since February that was developed by the California Institute of Technology and UC Berkeley.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–09/20/2011

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Caltech Researchers Discover Brain Location That Influences Gambling

Researchers at the California Institute of Technology say they have discovered the exact location in a human brain that influences gambling, more specifically, a gambler’s belief that a payoff is “due.”

05/07/2011

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NASA Releases Data From Its Sky-Mapping Telescope

The first batch of data from a NASA mission to map the entire sky has been released to scientists and anyone with access to the Internet.

04/15/2011

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Finally! Caltech Losing Streak Comes To An End

Finally! The longest losing streak in America comes to an end as the Caltech Beavers beat Occidental 46-45.

02/22/2011

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Caltech Losing Streak Extended To 301

The longest losing streak in America may finally be broken when Caltech’s men’s basketball team tips off against Cal Lutheran Wednesday night.

01/20/2011

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Stephen Hawking Gets Rock-Star Welcome At Caltech

Stephen Hawking’s annual pilgrimage to Caltech has lured hundreds to hear the genius hailed as the rock star of physics and the “nerd pope.”

01/19/2011

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