There's Waldo!

Caltech researchers have discovered the neurons that activate when a person finds an item they are looking for.

Caltech Partners with Orange County to Assess Integrity of June Primary Elections

Michael Alvarez, a professor of political science at Caltech, and Neal Kelley, Orange County's registrar of voters, are partnering for an election-integrity project.

Caltech, The Huntington to Celebrate Frankenstein's 200th Anniversary with Conference

Caltech and The Huntington Library are hosting Frankenstein: Then and Now, 1818–2018, a conference celebrating the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley's timeless novel.

Author to Speak about Writing, Alcoholism, and Getting Sober

Leslie Jamison, an essayist and best-selling author of books that include The Gin Closet: A Novel and The Empathy Exams: Essays, will speak about her struggles with alcoholism chronicled in her new memoir, The Recovering: Intoxication and Its Aftermath.

Astrophysics Student Selected for Fulbright Fellowship

Astrophysics student Roohi Dalal has received a Fulbright fellowship to travel to the Netherlands where she will study the distribution of galaxies in the universe. The way galaxies are arranged could reveal clues about how general relativity works on large scales.

American Academy of Arts and Sciences Elects Two from Caltech

Michael Alvarez and Ellen Rothenberg, as well as two alumni, join 82 current Caltech faculty members as fellows of the prestigious honorary society.

Negotiations and Group Decisions: Passing Bills with Backroom Deals

In her April 25 Watson Lecture, Marina Agranov will illustrate how the rules of the negotiation process impact how money gets distributed.

Best-selling Author to Highlight Disastrous North Pole Expedition in Caltech Lecture

As part of the James Michelin Distinguished Visitors Program, historian and author Hampton Sides will visit Caltech on April 10 to lecture on the ill-fated 1879 expedition of the USS Jeannette to the North Pole.

Caltech and Princeton University Press Release 15th Volume of Einstein Papers

The Collected Papers of Albert Einstein: Volume 15: The Berlin Years: Writings & Correspondence, June 1925–May 1927, Documentary Edition is the latest collection published as a collaboration between Caltech's Einstein Papers Project, Princeton University Press, and Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

New Humanities Class Explores Blurry Line Between Humans and Animals

Professor of Comparative Literature Jocelyn Holland is teaching a new class at Caltech this term, The Human Animal, which uses literature from the 16th through 18th centuries to discuss questions about animal intelligence, whether animals have souls, and what makes a human.

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