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Volcanoes, Vampires, and More

Whitney Clavin
The Caltech-Huntington Program in Visual Culture offers a diverse course selection
Pictures from the visual culture program.

Watson Lecture Preview: Frederick Eberhardt

Causality: From Aristotle to Zebrafish
Frederick Eberhardt

From the Break Through Campaign: The Decisions Detective

Marina Agranov’s research focuses on how people form beliefs and make choices. “I study the basic tensions people face and how they operate within them,” she explains. She tests her theories, and those of other economists, through experiments.
Marina Agranov

Literary Leverage: A Conversation with Jocelyn Holland

Judy Hill
Holland's recently published book explores the idea of the lever in 18th- and 19th-century German literature.
Photograph of Jocelyn Holland

Stewart and Lynda Resnick Pledge $750 Million to Caltech to Support Environmental Sustainability Research

Kathy Svitil
Commitment will bring together experts across campus, and provide shared facilities with unparalleled instrumentation, to advance bold new solutions to energy and sustainability challenges
Lynda Resnick, Caltech President Thomas F. Rosenbaum, and Stewart Resnick

What is in People's Minds When They Buy Stocks?

Whitney Clavin
The dominant model for financial decisions does not appear to explain people's behaviors
Illustration of the stock market.

Summer Research Takes a Medieval Turn

Judy Hill
Delving into manuscripts, a SURF student finds a new focus
Jennifer Jahner and Amy Windham

Jennifer Lum Named Caltech General Counsel

Jennifer Lum, deputy general counsel at Caltech, has been named the Institute's new general counsel.
Jennifer Lum

On the Edge of Philosophy and Physics

Whitney Clavin
Charles Sebens discusses philosophical questions lying at the root of physics.
Charles Sebens

Can AI Be Fair?

Whitney Clavin
Experts discuss whether machine-learning programs can be unbiased.
Illustration representing the question of whether AI's can be fair.