02/05/2018 10:01:25
A new study offers the best measurements yet of the densities of the TRAPPIST-1 planets.
Illustration of seven TRAPPIST-1 planets
01/11/2018 11:18:48
Lori Dajose
A group of 10,000 citizen scientists from all over the world helped to identify signals from five planets orbiting a distant star.
12/04/2017 08:03:02
Whitney Clavin
Scientists are investigating the nature of planetary-mass bodies that orbit stars, finding new clues to their origins.
11/02/2017 13:30:14
Lori Dajose
In the November 15 Watson Lecture, Professor of Planetary Science Heather Knutson will discuss exploring planets outside of our solar system.
Heather Knutson
10/17/2017 17:54:02
Robert Perkins
Caltech's Konstantin Batygin has been named one of the 2017 Packard Fellows in Science and Engineering.
Batygin
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.
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