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02/20/2019 13:15:45
NuSTAR has released a new view of the nearby Whirlpool galaxy and its companion galaxy, M51b.
Whirpool galaxy
02/20/2019 09:45:23
Emily Velasco
Jane Shell Raymond, who was an undergraduate chemistry instructor at Caltech for 32 years, has died at age 80.
A black-and-white portrait of Jane Raymond
02/20/2019 08:29:38
In his February 27 Watson Lecture, Thorne will discuss the "warped side of our universe," and speculate on future discoveries about the birth of our universe and of the laws that govern it.
photo of Kip Thorne
02/20/2019 08:11:41
Whitney Clavin
A new study in mice shows dietary fiber promotes the aggregation of gut particles.
Particles in the small intestinal fluid of mice
02/19/2019 20:08:34
Robert Perkins
This year's Feynman Prize for Excellence in Teaching goes to Ali Hajimiri, whose tough but inspirational classes pack lecture halls.
photo of Ali Hajimiri
02/19/2019 10:31:26
Whitney Clavin
Philip Isett has been awarded a Sloan Research Fellowship, which go to early career scientists of "outstanding promise."
Philip Isett
02/15/2019 16:03:02
The almuna returns to campus to direct the puppet-filled musical Avenue Q.
photo of Avenue Q’s Princeton and Rod in conversation
02/14/2019 16:02:17
Whitney Clavin
The NSF is awarding Caltech and MIT $20.4 million to upgrade LIGO, with additional funding coming from the United Kingdom and Australia.
Engineers installing Advanced LIGO upgrades.
02/13/2019 15:09:43
Whitney Clavin
The SPHEREx sky-surveying mission will answer questions about the origins of the universe.
Artwork of SPHEREx science goals
02/13/2019 12:55:12
Opportunity's mission is at an end after almost 15 years exploring Mars.
Opportunity