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At Caltech, Promising Steps in Returning Bipedal Mobility

The RoAM Initiative aims to improve bipedal mobility using exoskeletons and spinal prostheses. Image courtesy of Caltech Engineers at Caltech have launched a new research initiative aimed at restoring natural and stable locomotion to individuals with walking deficiencies that result from spinal cord injuries and strokes. This initiative, dubbed RoAM (Robotic Assisted Mobility), unites robotic assistive devices—including exoskeletons and prostheses—with artificial intelligence (AI)-infused neurocontrol. The RoAM…

JPL Mission to Jupiter’s Icy Moon Will Move Ahead to Completion

A 2016 artist’s concept of the Europa Clipper spacecraft. The design is changing as the spacecraft is developed. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech NASA has confirmed the next phase of the Europa Clipper mission, which scientists and engineers…

Caltech and Seismic Study Partners Awarded $12.5 Million Grant to Advance ShakeAlert System

ShakeAlert System Flow Chart photo courtesy USGS The California Institute of Technology (Caltech) in Pasadena and six other universities, plus a university-governed nonprofit, will receive a total award of more than $12.5 million from the…

JPL Gets a Rare Look at a Rocky Exoplanet’s Surface 48 Light-Years Beyond Our Sun

This artist's illustration depicts the exoplanet LHS 3844b, which is 1.3 times the mass of Earth and orbits an M dwarf star. The planet's surface may be covered mostly in dark lava rock, with no…

Amgen Foundation Honors David Baltimore with Gift to Caltech

Graduate students Grace Wang (right) and Gracie Zhang (left) work in the laboratory of Alison Ondrus (center), assistant professor of chemistry and a member of Caltech’s biochemistry and molecular biophysics program. The Amgen Foundation, the…

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BAND/TOGETHER: Meet American Ballet Theatre!

American Ballet Theatre dancers move in a way that makes the seemingly impossible come to life. They push the limits of what one thought the…

Saturday, August 24

MUSE/IQUE Announces 2019 Summer Season at The Huntington

MUSE/IQUE, Pasadena’s pioneering performing arts organization, is proud to announce its second summer music series at The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens on…

Saturday, August 24

Author of “An Altadena Boyhood” Signs Copies of New Book

Richard Bale, author of a delightful new book of memoirs about growing up in Altadena in the 1940s, will sign copies of his book from…

Saturday, August 24

Tony and Grammy-nominated Singing Sensation Michael Cavanaugh Brings the Music of Elton John to the Arboretum

Michael Cavanaugh (l) and Larry Blank (r). Photo courtesy Pasadena Symphony & Pops The Pasadena POPS continue their one-of-a-kind, popular outdoor summer concert series with…

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One-Woman Show About Civil Rights Leader Fannie Lou Hamer Presented to Encourage Pasadenans to Vote, Get Involved

Acclaimed playwright, director and actor Mzuri Moyo Aimbaye (at right above) portrays civil rights activist Fannie Lou Hamer (left) in one-woman show. A play based on the life of civil rights activist Fannie Lou Hamer could change the outcome of the 2020 presidential election. Civic engagement is the mission behind the presentation of “The Fannie Lou Hamer Story, A One-Woman Play” by acclaimed  playwright, director and actor Mzuri Moyo Aimbaye. The play will be presented by the Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance (IMA) and Pasadena National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) at the First AME Church in Pasadena on…

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