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CTLO Celebrates Five Years of Success

Tucked away on the third floor of the Center for Student Services on Holliston Avenue, an office with five full-time employees has quietly transformed the ways Caltech teaches its students and future scientists. Since its inception, the Center for Teaching, Learning, & Outreach has launched dozens of innovative programs. Read More

 

Design

This Stylish Walker Could Help The Elderly Get Around

A new prototype designed by students at the ArtCenter College of Design addresses many of the problems with walkers currently available to make older people’s lives easier. Read More

 

Science

Sneak Peek of JPL Missions and Activities

As NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory turns 82 in 2018, its missions and activities will continue to inspire. There are several events planned this year for JPL. Read More

Building Blocks to Create Metamaterials

Engineers at Caltech and ETH Zürich in Switzerland have created a method to systematically design metamaterials using principles of quantum mechanics. Read More

Steep Slopes on Mars Reveal Structure of Buried Ice

Researchers using NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter have found eight sites where thick deposits of ice beneath Mars’ surface are exposed in faces of eroding slopes. Read More