11/14/2018 12:41:07
New results from the Spitzer Space Telescope put limits on the size of the asteroid 'Oumuamua.
Artwork of asteroid
10/30/2018 14:45:59
NASA's planet-hunting Kepler space telescope has run out of fuel needed for further science operations.
Artwork of Kepler telescope in space
10/23/2018 11:44:05
A bubbling star-forming region is highlighted in a new Spitzer image.
Cat's Paw Nebula
10/17/2018 13:11:48
Jon Nalick
Teenage students participate in 10-week project that aims to show amateurs how to do professional-level science
Photo of students with Institute mentor
10/17/2018 10:22:55
Whitney Clavin
Caltech professors are honored for their work on detecting gravitational waves and number theory.
10/15/2018 10:01:58
Whitney Clavin
Mansi Kasliwal plans to survey the entire accessible night sky in infrared light every night.
photo of Mansi Kasliwal
10/11/2018 11:30:11
Lori Dajose
The unexpectedly gentle death of a massive star suggests that it was being robbed by a dense companion lurking out of sight.
Three panels illustrating the life of a supernova
10/10/2018 09:00:18
Whitney Clavin
A new class of dust and gas instabilities helps explain planet formation and other phenomena on Earth and in space.
10/05/2018 14:01:36
Anneila Sargent (MS ’67, PhD ’78) has made a gift to establish the Wallace L. W. Sargent Fellowship.
10/05/2018 12:41:00
The Voyager 2 spacecraft may be getting close to edge of vast bubble around the sun.
Graphic of Voyager 1 and 2
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