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    • Voyager Spacecraft Celebrates 40 Years in Space August 17, 2017
      08/17/2017 16:18:24Voyager Spacecraft Celebrates 40 Years in SpaceWhitney ClavinA new video highlights Caltech professor Ed Stone, the only person ever to have held the position of project scientist for NASA's Voyager mission. Celebrating Voyager’s 40 Years in Space with Ed Stone Celebrating Voyager’s 40 Years in Space with Ed Stone
    • NuSTAR to Observe Solar Eclipse August 17, 2017
      08/17/2017 11:22:10NuSTAR to Observe Solar EclipseLori DajoseNuSTAR will use the upcoming total solar eclipse to learn about the mysteries of the sun
    • How Friction Evolves During an Earthquake August 15, 2017
      08/15/2017 13:52:32How Friction Evolves During an EarthquakeRobert PerkinsUsing high-speed photography and digital image correlation techniques, engineers study how friction along a faultline evolves during an earthquake.
    • Cosmic Magnifying Lens Reveals Inner Jets of Black Holes August 14, 2017
      08/15/2017 06:00:45Cosmic Magnifying Lens Reveals Inner Jets of Black HolesWhitney ClavinJet material ejected from a black hole is magnified in new observations from Caltech's Owens Valley Radio Observatory.
    • Carbon Conversion August 3, 2017
      08/03/2017 12:45:12Carbon ConversionWhitney ClavinNew CO2 experiments may lead to artificial, renewable fuels.
    • Caltech, Cornell Create Creature-Cataloging Contest for Computers August 1, 2017
      08/02/2017 09:16:40Caltech, Cornell Create Creature-Cataloging Contest for ComputersEmily VelascoAlgorithms developed for a machine-learning contest created by Caltech and Cornell Tech have been able to correctly identify 5,000 species from photos as much as 95 percent of the time.
    • JPL News: NASA's Voyager Spacecraft Still Reaching for the Stars July 31, 2017
      07/31/2017 16:39:30JPL News: NASA's Voyager Spacecraft Still Reaching for the Stars The Voyager spacecraft will celebrate 40 years in space this August and September.
    • Conte Center Poised for Next Chapter in Decision-Making Research July 25, 2017
      07/25/2017 13:51:16Conte Center Poised for Next Chapter in Decision-Making ResearchEmily VelascoWith its federal funding renewed for another five years, Caltech's Conte Center aims to tackle even more complex questions about how humans make decisions.
    • Fighting Viruses with Viruses July 25, 2017
      07/25/2017 13:49:21Fighting Viruses with VirusesLori DajoseGenetically engineered viruses help the immune system target specific pathogens in unexpected ways.
    • Designing Computer Software of the Future July 25, 2017
      07/25/2017 11:39:05Designing Computer Software of the FutureWhitney Clavin“Researchers develop new algorithm for quantum computers.”