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Caltech

(ˈkælˌtɛk)
n
(Education) the California Institute of Technology
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"This amplifier will redefine what it is possible to measure," said Jonas Zmuidzinas, Caltech's Merle Kingsley Professor of Physics, the chief technologist at JPL, and a member of the research team.
MIT and Caltech now have extended their search for a site for LIGO beyond California and New England.
"Exploring variable objects and transient phenomena like stellar explosions is one of the most vibrant and growing research areas in astrophysics," S George Djorgovski, professor of astronomy at Caltech and principal investigator on the CRTS, said.
In 1992, Johnson and Peker, who was then a Caltech graduate student, devised alloys of zirconium and titanium that could be east in pieces more than a centimeter thick.
Called Rollbot, the untethered soft robot is built using liquid crystal elastomers and 3D-printed soft hinges that are encoded to fold based on the temperature, Caltech's official release notes.
"You don't find kilometer-size asteroids very often these days," postdoctoral scholar Quanzhi Ye of Caltech said in a (https://www.caltech.edu/about/news/ztf-spots-asteroid-shortest-year) statement .
He called it the 'eightfold way,' Caltech said, and was awarded the 1969 Nobel Prize in Physics for the innovation.
Though it is a small university, Kuk said it has strengths in brain research and the bio-health industry and should aim to become a research-intensive university like Caltech and the UCSD.
The study, led by geoscientist Joseph Kirschvink (BS, MS '75) and neuroscientist Shin Shimojo at Caltech as well as neuroengineer Ayu Matani at the University of Tokyo, offers experimental evidence that human brain waves respond to controlled changes in Earth-strength magnetic fields.
Now Caltech has marked its 40th anniversary with the permanent gift of one of its vans.