Congress Approves $8.2 Million For Earthquake Early Warning SystemCongress approved a funding bill on Friday that includes $8.2 million for an early warning system capable of giving a few seconds or more of notice before an earthquake hits in the West Coast.
Caltech Among U.S. News & World Report's Top 10 UniversitiesCaltech was the sole Southern California university to be among U.S. News & World Report’s top 10 schools, according to the magazine’s annual rankings that were released Wednesday.
Author: Seafloor Faults Off Southern California Coasts Could Be Bigger Threat Than San AndreasThe San Andreas fault may be the villain in Hollywood’s latest blockbuster disaster movie, but geologists say offshore faults pose a bigger threat to California, according to a new study.
Caltech Students Continue Annual Tradition Of 'Ditch Day' And Stay On CampusFor one day out of the year at least, it’s not all work and no play at the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena.
Man Paralyzed From Neck Down Controls Robotic Arm With His ThoughtsBrain electrodes developed at Caltech and implanted at the Keck Medicine of USC are allowing a Southern California man to control a robotic arm using only his thoughts.
Caltech Professor Alleges Retaliation For Alerting Feds To Suspected Violations At JPLThe lawsuit filed by Dr. Sandra Troian alleges the physics professor faced retaliation for telling the FBI that she suspected illegal activities at the university-managed NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
Experts Warn Of Public 'Amnesia' Two Decades After Northridge Quake Medical and seismic experts Friday warned residents of the dangers of not being prepared for major earthquakes at home and at work.
Napa Earthquake Puts Spotlight On Need To Reinforce Southland's Older BuildingsThe City of Los Angeles is in the process of retrofitting many of its older buildings but CBS2/KCAL9 reporter Adrianna Weingold shows how that may not stand up against a massive quake.
Caltech Seismologists Say Early Warning System Notified Them Of Napa Quake Seconds Before It HitSeismologists say an early warning system did notify scientists that the quake was imminent, but that the system still needs work.
City Of Long Beach Selected As Beta Site To Test Earthquake Early Warning SystemThe California Institute of Technology and the United States Geological Survey selected the city of Long Beach to serve as a beta site for California Integrated Seismic Network (CISN) Earthquake Early Warning System (EEWS).
CalTech Seismologists Warn Of Potentially Large Quake From Puente Hills Fault Under LAWith the amount of recent seismic activity, CalTech seismologists warn that the Puente Hills thrust fault, which runs through Downtown Los Angeles, could produce a major quake under the city.
Fullerton Home Red-Tagged Following Magnitude-5.1 Quake Authorities say a home in Fullerton has been red-tagged following Friday night’s magnitude-5.1 earthquake.
CalTech Seismologists: Early Alert System May Give 30-Second Warning Before Major QuakeMonday's morning earthquake renewed the debate over the funding of an early earthquake-warning system.
Caltech Students Vie For Bragging Rights In Robotic ChallengeRobots are set to battle on land and in the air at one of the Southland's most prestigious learning institutions.
Survey: Caltech, UCLA Among Top 10 Global University BrandsFour California universities are among the top 10 most powerful global university brands in the world, according to the world’s top scholars surveyed by the Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings.