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PASADENA — For the first time in recent memory, the Mayfield Senior swimming team found itself out of the top spot in the Prep League last year. It didn't take long for the Cubs to take back their crown, as their soaked coaching staff hoisted the...
It could take several months for aerospace experts to design a manned mission to a Martian moon. Students pulled off the feat in five days. Caltech hosted a competition on its Pasadena campus this week that divided 32 students from 21 different...
State Sen. Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima) introduced a bill Monday to create a system in California to warn the public seconds in advance of an earthquake. The warning system, which is already implemented in Japan, could give people as long as one minute to...
After dancing around the moon for months, the twin satellites nicknamed Ebb and Flow performed their final number, crashing into the same peak near the lunar north pole and bringing the GRAIL mission to a close. A cheer went up in the control room at...
For the second year in a row, Caltech has been ranked the best university in the world by the British magazine Times Higher Education. Harvard dominated the top spot on the magazine's World University Rankings from 2004 to 2010. But Caltech raised to...
Caltech physics and computer science professor Alexei Kitaev is among the first group of scientists to win the Fundamental Physics Prize, which comes with a $3 million award. Kitaev has developed algorithms and theories in the field of quantum computing,...
The technology exists to make auto, home and jet fuel from sunlight and water, but Caltech professor Harry Gray told an audience this week that the United States lacks the will and money to accelerate the use of alternative sources of energy. “If...
The Caltech astronomer responsible for demoting Pluto to a dwarf planet has been awarded for his efforts. Mike Brown shares the 2012 Kavli Prize in Astrophysics with UCLA’s David Jewitt and MIT’s Jane Liu for understanding the history of our...
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Having slain Pluto, Caltech astronomer Mike Brown is looking to the heavens again even as he is honored for his work here on Earth. Last week, Brown was one of three scientists awarded the 2012 Kavli Prize in Astrophysics. It came for his research on...
The front table in Hyde Park's Seminary Co-op Bookstore has been a must stop for book browsers for book lovers since the early 1970s. It is always brimming with more than 100 newly published scholarly works vying for readers' attention. Most of the titles...
After losing both his hands and feet to a bacterial infection, 13-year-old Michael Stolzenberg knows there's a reason why he survived. And this week that reason was made clear – by Oprah Winfrey. The talk show host and media mogul called Michael...
Staff WriterIMPERIAL — The senior class of Imperial High School closed out the Valley’s graduation season after nearly 200 seniors participated in the school’s 107th commencement ceremony at Shimamoto-Simpson Stadium here Friday night. Like high...
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