March 4, 2019                                                          View this email in your browser.

Congratulations to Anneila Sargent (MS ’67 Physics, PhD ’77, Astronomy) on her receipt of the 2019 Caltech Distinguished Alumni Award for her contributions to our understanding of how stars and planetary systems form and evolve, her dedication to enhancing observatory capabilities for the scientific community, and her national and international leadership in her field.
Last week, the Hameetman Center officially opened its doors. Please join us in thanking Steven and Mie Frautschi, pictured here with their daughters Laura and Jennifer, for generously supporting the Institute and funding the creation of the Frautschi Music Rehearsal Hall. 
Did you miss it? 

Watch the Earnest C. Watson Lecture and Robert F. Christy Lecture by Professor Kip S. Thorne, "My Romance with Caltech and with Black Holes, Wormholes, Time Travel, and Gravitational Waves."
Meet Maksym Radziwill
Maks has been fascinated by the question of randomness versus determinism since he was a teenager. "It's phenomenal that you have things which somehow look very chaotic but are in fact predictable," he says, explaining that math can be used to show that seemingly chaotic phenomena have order. Read more: 
Seeking Order in Chaos
Library News: New APS journal, UCs cancel Elsevier journals, and more!
Special Seminar on History and Philosophy of Science: Visiting Newton's Atelier Before the “Principia,” 1679-1684. TOMORROW at 4:00pm
Teaching Every Student: Practical Tools for STEM Education-- March 9, 2019 at the Claremont Colleges
PMA Weekly Calendar
The LA County Science Fair is in need of judges for this year’s fair which will be held in Pasadena on Friday, March 29. Please click here to email Joyann Sofie if you have questions or are interested in participating.

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