Welcome to the Walter Burke Institute for Theoretical Physics. True to the groundbreaking discoveries that have marked theoretical physics at Caltech, the Burke Institute will strengthen Caltech's leading role in humanity's quest to discover fundamental laws of nature and to explain natural phenomena at all scales—from subatomic, atomic, and molecular scales to the scales of celestial objects and the universe itself. Read more

December 7, 2021 1:00 pm

Quantum Matter Seminar

How do cells know their place and fish measure curl: decoding biological function from geometric patterns
Mariela Petkova, Molecular and Cellular Biology, Harvard University,
December 8, 2021 12:00 pm

Quantum Matter Seminar

Ultracold molecules as clocks and sensors
Kon H. Leung, Physics, Columbia University,

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