10/11/2017 12:41:27
Astronomers hunting for new worlds have established a possible signpost for giant exoplanets.
illustration of exoplanet and small bodies
07/11/2017 12:04:31
New research from Elise Furlan of Caltech is helping to determine the true density of planets.
06/19/2017 08:00:25
Whitney Clavin
In a new Caltech-led study, researchers have classified exoplanets in much the same way that biologists identify new animal species.
Family tree of exoplanets
06/14/2017 13:05:20
Whitney Clavin
New professor of astronomy Andrew Howard discusses the diversity of exoplanets and the search for an Earth-like world.
Andrew Howard
06/08/2017 10:39:39
Whitney Clavin
Caltech space artists Robert Hurt and Tim Pyle help scientists imagine the exotic landscapes of other worlds.
04/12/2017 09:10:07
Caltech postdoctoral scholar Siegfried Eggl modeled planets in double-star systems to find out if they could be habitable.
artist's concept
03/29/2017 10:03:42
Whitney Clavin
In the Exoplanet Technology Laboratory, researchers have been developing new ways to search exoplanets for biosignatures.
TMT
03/23/2017 09:21:48
Lori Dajose
Astronomer Dimitri Mawet will give the April Watson Lecture about directly imaging planets outside of our solar system.
Dimitri Mawet
02/22/2017 10:08:54
NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has revealed the first known system of seven Earth-size planets around a single star. Three of these planets are firmly located in the habitable zone, the area around the parent star where a rocky planet is most likely to have liquid water.
Abstract Concept of TRAPPIST-1 System
10/13/2016 14:07:05
Lori Dajose
From October 16–22, Caltech and nine other institutions are participating in Pasadena Astronomy Week to celebrate the city's rich history in astronomy.
image of the Crab nebula
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