California State University Of Technology
The California Institute of Technology (often abbreviated to
Caltech) is a private research University located in
Pasadena, California, one of the leading universities in the
United States, and one of the two most important, along
with the Massachusetts Institute of technology, specializing
in exact Sciences and engineering. It is one of the top ten
universities in the world. Caltech also owns the jet
propulsion laboratory, which launches most of NASA's
Caltech was founded in 1891 as a technical School in Pasadena, and
only received its name in 1920 after repeated renaming.
Caltech is divided into six
departments, each of which
provides several specialties.
-Department of biology
-Department of chemical
-Department of applied science
- Department of Geology and
-Department of Humanities and
-Department of physics,
mathematics and astronomy.
• Carl David Anderson is an
American experimental physicist.
Awarded the Nobel Prize in
physics for the discovery of the
• Walter Bright-programmer,
known as the developer of the
first "native" C++compiler.
• Konstantin Yuryevich Batygin is
an American astrophysicist of
Russian origin. Author of the
hypothesis about the ninth
planet of the Solar system.