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The California Institute of Technology (Caltech) is a small, private, research-oriented university located on a 124-acre campus in Pasadena, California. Caltech is home to some 1800 students, over half of which are graduate students and post-graduate fellows. The faculty numbers almost 300 professors, and about 500 research members. Caltech faculty and graduates are highly regarded in their fields; 26 Nobel prizes have been awarded to Caltech faculty and alumni. As an institution, Caltech is highly regarded, consistently ranking in the top 10 in the U.S. News & World Report rankings (and First in 1999). Caltech maintains strong programs in many areas of cutting-edge scientific interest, with a strong culture of interdisciplinary research and commercial start-ups.
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Caltech Home Page. Highlights from research results and current events. Caltech news; admissions; alumni association; academic departments.
Information for prospective graduate and undergraduate students.
Caltech Alumni Association
Promotes the interests of Caltech as a world standard of academic excellence by strengthening the ties of goodwill and communication between the Institute, its alumni and current students, and by maintaining programs to serve their need.
Caltech Earthquake Info
Information and analysis of recent earthquakes in Southern California
Access Caltech library catalog, CaltechAUTHORS, CaltechTHESIS, ejournals, databases, and document requests
The Mechanical Universe
Highly acclaimed Caltech-produced videos for university freshman physics.
Videotape-and-workbook modules that explore basic topics in high school mathematics in ways that cannot be done at the chalkboard or in a textbook. The tapes use live action, music, special effects, and imaginative computer animation.
Arts and entertainment program hosted at Caltech.
Steven Quartz group
Uses fMRI to study in neuroeconomics, neuromarketing, statistical models of decision making, moral decision-making, non-pharmaceutical management of affective disorder, structural neural plasticity, and neural representations of probability and uncertainty.
The undergraduate computer science cluster. Contains links to personal home pages, house web pages, and student government sites, plus a statistics page.
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