Week of November 2, 2015                                          View this email in your browser.
Celebrating fifty years of Infrared astronomy, honoring the contributions of Caltech's Infrared group.
Spotlight Live: A Call for 'Brain Observatories'
Michael Roukes, professor of physics, applied physics, and bioengineering, participates in the Kavli Foundation video spotlight discussing the need for "Brain Observatories"

NuSTAR caught a supermassive black hole in the midst of a giant eruption of X-ray light, suggesting that supermassive black holes send out beams of X-rays 

Nominate someone for the Feynman Prize for Excellence in Teaching
2015 Faculty Handbook online

Funding and other opportunities 

KECK Study Program Proposal Concepts due November 6

We will begin considering nominations for Moore Scholars for academic year 2016/17 on December 10, 2015.

Event Highlights 

Tuesday (11/3), 12:00pm: Pasadena Unified School District leadership will discuss the district's strategic plan and priorities including connections to Caltech

Tuesday (11/3), 5:00pm: Scientific consulting information event for grad students and postdocs, Center for Student Services, Brennen Room

Wednesday (11/4), 4:30pm: Light, Atomic Clocks, and Testing Einstein’s Assumptions, Dr. John L. Hall, JILA, Nobel Laureate in Physics, 2005

Thursday (11/5), 7:00pm: The Juno Mission to Jupiter, Steven Levin, Project Scientist, JUNO, JPL