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Caltech Scientists Turn Research Toward Fighting Coronavirus Pandemic

Friday, March 27, 2020 | 12:05 pm

As the nation hunkers down during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, our shared spaces have been left largely empty. The pace of life has slowed at Caltech as well, but hidden away in a handful of labs scattered across campus, Institute scientists are working to d... More »


10.9 Million Names Now Aboard NASA’s Perseverance Mars Rover

Thursday, March 26, 2020 | 13:13 pm

NASA’s “Send Your Name to Mars” campaign invited people around the world to submit their names to ride aboard the agency’s next rover to the Red Planet. Some 10,932,295 people did just that. The names were stenciled by electron beam onto three fingernail-sized... More »


Revisiting Decades-Old Voyager 2 Data, Scientists Find One More Secret

Thursday, March 26, 2020 | 04:42 am

Eight and a half years into its grand tour of the solar system, NASA’s Voyager 2 spacecraft was ready for another encounter. It was Jan. 24, 1986, and soon it would meet the mysterious seventh planet, icy-cold Uranus. Over the next few hours, Voyager 2 flew wi... More »


Nikolai Makarov Honored with 2020 Schock Prize

Tuesday, March 24, 2020 | 11:15 am

Nikolai G. Makarov, the Richard Merkin Distinguished Professor of Mathematics at Caltech, has been awarded the 2020 Rolf Schock Prize in mathematics. The Schock Prizes, which also include awards for logic and philosophy, art, and music, were established and en... More »


Pasadena Chalk Festival Is Postponed Until Further Notice

Thursday, March 19, 2020 | 16:23 pm

Previous years’ Chalk Festival “As you may have heard by now, we have no choice but to postpone our highly anticipated Pasadena Chalk Festival scheduled for June 20-21. It is beyond our imagination that this could have ever happened. It carries with it great d... More »


Bakersfield Mist at Sierra Madre Playhouse Postpones Until May 4

Tuesday, March 17, 2020 | 18:43 pm

The next event in Off the Page, the ongoing series of staged play readings at Sierra Madre Playhouse, is Bakersfield Mist. Due to concerns regarding the coronavirus crisis, the date of this reading has been changed to May 4. If health conditions mandate, it ma... More »


Upcoming Pasadena Symphony Concert Rescheduled to May 23

Sunday, March 15, 2020 | 04:38 am

    The Pasadena Symphony has rescheduled its upcoming March 21 “Mozart and McGegan” concert at the Ambassador Auditorium in Pasadena to May 23. The decision was in response to a directive by the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health to ban gatherings... More »


Upcoming Pasadena Symphony Concert Rescheduled to May 23

Thursday, March 12, 2020 | 19:17 pm

Your health and the well-being of our community are of the utmost importance to us. In response to the directive by the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health to ban gatherings of 250 or more through March 31, 2020, we have rescheduled the upcoming Mar... More »


It Matters: Heidi Turner’s ‘Barefoot’ is Sacred

Tuesday, March 10, 2020 | 13:33 pm

When we were young we let the waves tumble us and shipwreck our bodies on the sand, panting in the whitewash        — From Faith When I first met Heidi Turner, I immediately knew she was brilliant. She’s smart, dynamic, well-read, and incredibly down-to-earth.... More »