Then and Now

A look at Caltech’s earliest days and the leaps and bounds it—along with technology, science, and society—has made during the Institute’s first 125 years.

Interacting with History

The history of Caltech is one of intriguing people, significant places, and some very unique things . . . all of which will be profiled in the Institute’s new interactive history map.

Passing the Torch

For hundreds of Caltech undergraduates, summer means SURFing with the Institute’s Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships.

Caltech as Living History

To mark the 50th anniversary of the addition of social sciences to the humanities at Caltech, a professor emeritus celebrates the rich history of HSS.


A Seismo Lab Comes Home

Random Walk

Jupiter in July • Science in Art • Techer in Court • And More

In Memoriam

Tom M. Apostol • Charles W. Peck • Gerald J. Wasserburg • Simon “Si” Ramo • Ahmed Zewail


In honor of Caltech’s 125th, we asked alumni: What’s your favorite Caltech story, personal or historical?

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