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Caltech Women Mentoring Women

In 2017, the Women Mentoring Women program celebrates 14 years of personal and professional support. READ MORE

ADP Named to World’s Most Admired Companies List for 2017

ADP has been recognized on FORTUNE magazine’s annual list of the “World’s Most Admired Companies” for eleven years, and this marks the fifth consecutive year the company earned the top spot in its industry category. READ MORE

 

Science

NASA-funded Website Lets the Public Search for New Nearby Worlds

NASA is inviting the public to help search for possible undiscovered worlds in the outer reaches of our solar system and in neighboring interstellar space.  READ MORE

Spitzer Hears Stellar “Heartbeat” from Planetary Companion

A planet and a star are having a tumultuous romance that can be detected from 370 light-years away. READ MORE

Caltech Astronomer Receives 2017 Dan David Prize

Shrinivas (Shri) Kulkarni, the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Professor of Astronomy and Planetary Science and director of Caltech’s Optical Observatories, has been awarded the 2017 Dan David Prize, along with the late Neil Gehrels of NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center and Andrzej Udalski of the Warsaw University Astronomical Observatory. READ MORE

Robert N. Shelton Selected As President of Giant Magellan Telescope Organization

The Giant Magellan Telescope Organization announced the appointment of physicist Robert N. Shelton to become its president. Shelton will lead the organization behind the development of the 24.5-meter Giant Magellan Telescope, which is poised to be the world’s largest astronomical telescope. READ MORE

 

Technology

iRobot Wins “Best of the Best” Silver Award

Housewares Design Awards announced 2017 winners awarding the iRobot Roomba 960 the “Best of the Best” Silver Award. READ MORE