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Caltech is a world-renowned science and engineering institute that marshals some of the world's brightest minds and most innovative tools to address fundamental scientific questions and pressing societal challenges.
The Institute manages JPL (the Jet Propulsion Laboratory) for NASA, sending probes to explore the planets of our solar system and quantifies changes on our home planet. Caltech also owns and operates large-scale research facilities such as the Seismological Laboratory and a global network of astronomical observatories, including the Palomar and W. M. Keck Observatories and we cofounded and comanage LIGO (the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory).
Caltech is an independent, privately supported institution with a 124-acre campus located in Pasadena, California.