12/20/2017 10:01:16
Whitney Clavin
Light detected from a neutron star merger is not from a super-fast jet as previously suspected, but rather a bubble-like cocoon.
11/30/2017 20:30:31
Whitney Clavin
LIGO scientists met with artists to gain new perspectives on their research.
A loft space at Pioneer Works
11/02/2017 13:50:02
Hundreds join celebration on the Olive Walk.
Thorne and Barish
10/23/2017 15:21:25
The Caltech community is invited to celebrate Caltech’s most recent Nobel Laureates—Barry Barish and Kip S. Thorne (BS '62).
Kip S. Thorne (BS '62), the Richard P. Feynman Professor of Theoretical Physics, Emeritus, and Barry Barish, the Ronald and Maxine Linde Professor of Physics, Emeritus, were awarded the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physics on October 3 with a longtime colleague, M
10/16/2017 07:00:24
Kathy Svitil
After being alerted to a gravitational-wave event by LIGO and its European counterpart Virgo, thousands of scientists across the globe looked at a patch of sky and saw the aftermath of a neutron star collision, marking the first time such an event has been observed with both gravitational-wave and conventional astronomy.
10/16/2017 07:00:19
Discovery marks first cosmic event observed in both gravitational waves and light.
10/03/2017 03:01:00
The 2017 Nobel Prize in Physics goes to key members of LIGO team.
09/27/2017 10:13:01
The LIGO Scientific Collaboration and the Virgo collaboration report the first joint detection of gravitational waves with both the LIGO and Virgo detectors.
aerial photo of the Virgo Observatory
07/27/2017 13:57:07
Whitney Clavin
LIGO's chief engineer honored for his role in developing gravitational-wave detectors.
Dennis Coyne
06/15/2017 10:53:37
Whitney Clavin
Caltech scientists Barry Barish and Kip S. Thorne have been awarded the 2017 Princess of Asturias Award for Technical and Scientific Research.
photo of Barry Barish and Kip Thorne
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