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Caltech Undergraduates Recognized for Inventing Product that Would Mitigate Dust in Lunar Habitats

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Home  /  About  /  News  /  Caltech Undergraduates Recognized for Inventing Product that Would Mitigate Dust in Lunar Habitats A team of Caltech undergraduates participating in NASA’s 2021 Breakthrough, Innovative and Game-Changing (BIG) Idea Challenge has earned the award for Best Developed Product. Seven finalist teams, selected by NASA and provided with up to $180,000 in funding, have been working since February on a prototype solution to the challenge that lunar dust poses to any future moon habitat. Lunar dust is abrasive and stays airborne easily due to the moon’s…

How to Read a Jellyfish’s Mind

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The human brain has 100 billion neurons, making 100 trillion connections. Understanding the precise circuits of brain cells that orchestrate all of our day-to-day behaviors—such as moving our limbs, responding to fear and other emotions, and so on—is an incredibly complex puzzle for neuroscientists. But now, fundamental questions about the neuroscience of behavior may be answered through a new and much simpler model organism: tiny jellyfish. Caltech researchers have now developed a kind of genetic toolbox tailored for tinkering with Clytia hemisphaerica, a type of jellyfish about 1 centimeter in…

Building a Synthetic World from Thin Air

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As the world begins taking small steps to move away from its dependence on fossil fuels, researchers are increasingly looking for creative solutions to manufacturing the materials that make modern life possible. After Karthish Manthiram completed his postdoctoral studies at Caltech in 2016, he built a laboratory at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology that advances the science needed to reduce the carbon footprint of the chemicals and materials that make up the physical world. His work harnesses sustainable energy sources, like wind and solar, to synthesize plastics, fertilizers, and other…

A Conversation with Dana Murphy

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In a way, new faculty member Dana Murphy grew up at Caltech, as she often came to campus with her mother, Marta G. Murphy, a longtime administrative assistant in the Division of Biology and Biological Engineering. Now, Dana Murphy, who earned her bachelor’s degree at UC Berkeley and her doctorate at UC Irvine, has returned to campus as an assistant professor of English and Black Studies. Murphy’s research examines Black expressive cultures and literatures. She evaluates social justice as it applies to Black lives and takes a special interest in…

The Vast Little Library Inside of Your Cells

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The human genome can be thought of as a massive library, containing over 20,000 different “instruction manuals”: your genes. For example, there are genes which contain information to build a brain cell, a skin cell, a white blood cell, and so on. There are even genes that contain information about regulating the genome itself—like books that explain how to organize a library. The ability to regulate gene expression—in other words, the cell’s ability to turn various constellations of genes on or off—is the basis of why different cells (such as…

Watson Lecture on November 10: Xie Chen on Quantum Matter

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On Wednesday, November 10, at 5 p.m. Pacific Time, Xie Chen, Caltech professor of theoretical physics, will continue the 2021–22 Watson Lecture season with “Quantum Matter: Why It Matters.” Quantum effects are usually thought to be too delicate to manifest in the macroscopic world. However, recent physics breakthroughs have revealed that, in carefully engineered materials, such as metals, insulators, or magnets, quantum effects not only show up but also fundamentally change the way these materials behave. In this lecture, Chen will cover superconductivity, topological order, and a range of phenomena…

Dabiri Appointed to Secretary of Energy Advisory Board

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The Department of Energy (DOE) has announced that John O. Dabiri (MS ’03, PhD ’05), the Centennial Professor of Aeronautics and Mechanical Engineering, has been appointed to the Secretary of Energy Advisory Board (SEAB). The board is an important component of the DOE’s strategy to improve its research and development portfolio and program activities, according to the department. Members of the SEAB are appointed for a two-year term and represent academic institutions, nuclear security experts, labor unions, utility companies, energy equipment manufacturers, low-income consumers, and nongovernmental organizations. The SEAB meets…

Controlling Light with a Material Three Atoms Thick

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Most of us control light all the time without even thinking about it, usually in mundane ways: we don a pair of sunglasses and put on sunscreen, and close—or open—our window blinds. But the control of light can also come in high-tech forms. The screen of the computer, tablet, or phone on which you are reading this is one example. Another is telecommunications, which controls light to create signals that carry data along fiber-optic cables. Scientists also use high-tech methods to control light in the laboratory, and now, thanks to…

Caltech and Amazon Partner to Create New Hub of Quantum Computing

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This past year, a new two-story building took shape in the northeast corner of the Caltech campus. Though modest in design, what takes place inside the structure could transform the future of computing. The building is the AWS Center for Quantum Computing, the result of a partnership between Caltech and Amazon Web Services, the cloud-computing branch of Amazon. The goal of the collaboration is to create quantum computers and related technologies that have the potential to revolutionize data security, machine learning, medicine development, sustainability practices, and more. “Most people know…

Sunney Chan Receives Top Scientific Award from Taiwan

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Sunney Chan, the George Grant Hoag Professor of Biophysical Chemistry, Emeritus, has been named as the recipient of the 2020–21 Presidential Science Award, the highest honor given to scientists in Taiwan. Chan is being honored by the award committee for achievements and contributions that “have not only enhanced Taiwan’s academic reputation and international competitiveness, but have also had a profound impact on the improvement of human life and well-being,” according to a press release from the Presidential Science Award Committee. “This is a great honor for me. I am pleased…

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