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THE EVOLUTION OF SHAPE

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(AGENPARL) – Pasadena (California), ven 17 gennaio 2020 New Professor of Mathematics Lu Wang says she first became interested in math in elementary school. Her sixth grade teacher, she says, was passionate about math and taught her that math could be a creative endeavor. Today, Wang is just as enamored......
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FIRST ASTEROID FOUND INSIDE ORBIT OF VENUS

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(AGENPARL) – Pasadena (California), mer 15 gennaio 2020 A rare asteroid orbiting snugly within the inner confines of our solar system has been discovered by Caltech’s Zwicky Transient Facility, or ZTF, a survey camera based at Palomar Observatory. The newfound body, named 2020 AV2, is the first asteroid found to......
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DONALD S. COHEN, 1934–2020

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(AGENPARL) – Pasadena (California), ven 10 gennaio 2020 Donald S. Cohen, Charles Lee Powell Professor of Applied Mathematics, Emeritus, passed away on January 9. He was 85 years old. Cohen was one of the first faculty members recruited for Caltech’s newly formed applied mathematics program in 1965, starting as an......
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RALPH AMOS APPOINTED TO LEAD CALTECH’S ALUMNI ASSOCIATION

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(AGENPARL) – Pasadena (California), gio 09 gennaio 2020 Ralph Amos, an alumni relations and outreach professional with more than 25 years of experience in the field, has been named as Caltech’s assistant vice president for alumni relations and executive director of the Caltech Alumni Association (CAA). His official start date......
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AI FOR #METOO: TRAINING ALGORITHMS TO SPOT ONLINE TROLLS

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(AGENPARL) – Pasadena (California), mer 08 gennaio 2020 Researchers at Caltech have demonstrated that machine-learning algorithms can monitor online social media conversations as they evolve, which could one day lead to an effective and automated way to spot online trolling. The project unites the labs of artificial intelligence (AI) researcher......
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A CONVERSATION WITH JESSICA HELFAND

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(AGENPARL) – Pasadena (California), mar 07 gennaio 2020 This month, artist, designer, and writer Jessica Helfand joins Caltech as the Winter 2020 artist-in-residence in the Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences’ Caltech-Huntington Program in Visual Culture, which is administered jointly by the division and The Huntington Library, Art Museum,......
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MAKING A BETTER MATCH

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(AGENPARL) – Pasadena (California), mar 07 gennaio 2020 As the father of two school-age girls, Adam Wierman knew from experience that the Pasadena Unified School District’s open-enrollment process was not optimal. “I couldn’t help but notice that it wasn’t particularly well designed,” says Wierman, a Caltech professor of computing and......
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A CONVERSATION WITH DAVID VAN VALEN

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(AGENPARL) – Pasadena (California), ven 03 gennaio 2020 Understanding an airplane—or, understanding how hundreds of thousands of pounds of mechanical parts work together to ferry people through the sky—is not an easy task. Understanding biological systems is just as complicated. For example, the human body contains trillions of specialized cells,......
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“TWEEZER CLOCK” MAY HELP TELL TIME MORE PRECISELY

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(AGENPARL) – Pasadena (California), lun 23 dicembre 2019 Atomic clocks are used around the world to precisely tell time. Each “tick” of the clock depends on atomic vibrations and their effects on surrounding electromagnetic fields. Standard atomic clocks in use today, based on the atom cesium, tell time by “counting”......

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