Now and Then in American Literature

Professor Cindy Weinstein discusses temporality and tense in her newest book about American literature.

The Science of Economics

A newly developed suite of software helps researchers analyze some of the most complex markets ever studied in the lab.

Probing the Mysterious Perceptual World of Autism

New research into autism spectrum disorder (ASD), utilizing complex real-world images, provides enhanced understanding of how people with autism attend to these visual cues.

Supporting Academic Writers at Caltech

With support from the Moore-Hufstedler Fund, the Hixon Writing Center has produced a series of videos that aim to introduce incoming freshmen to college writing.

The Caltech–Huntington Library Materialities, Texts and Images Collaboration Opens Its Final Chapter

MTI is a research program that investigates the roles of a wide range of material things in human culture.

Alumnus Arthur McDonald Wins 2015 Nobel Prize in Physics

Arthur B. McDonald (PhD '70), director of the Sudbury Neutrino Observatory (SNO) in Ontario, Canada, and Takaaki Kajita, at the University of Tokyo, Kashiwa, Japan, have shared the 2015 Nobel Prize in Physics for the discovery that neutrinos can change their identities as they travel through space.

Summer Interns Return with a World of Experiences

Caltech undergraduate students returned to campus this week, many after spending the summer working at companies in biotechnology, technology, and finance, among other fields. These students have had the opportunity to learn firsthand about the career opportunities and paths that may be available to them after graduation.

New Courses for the 2015–16 School Year

The start of the 2015–2016 school year brings not only new freshmen and faculty, but also new courses.

Caltech Interns Summer in Japan

The Caltech–Japan Internship Program was started in 1994. As interns, students collaborate on industrial projects with Japanese companies, usually living in company-owned dormitory housing. They are immersed in Japanese business culture while simultaneously honing their language skills.

Why Did Western Europe Dominate the Globe?

For centuries, the countries of western Europe colonized and conquered much of the rest of the world; Caltech's Philip Hoffman has a new explanation for why history unfolded in this way.

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