01/09/2019 10:18:06
Whitney Clavin
When researchers looked at an exotic object called a magnetar, located at the center of the Milky Way galaxy, they found some surprises.
Illustration of a magnetar
12/18/2018 08:00:06
Whitney Clavin
Astronomers have witnessed a rare "FU Ori" stellar outburst in both infrared and visible light for the first time.
11/27/2018 15:14:33
Whitney Clavin
In addition to David Reitze, two JPL-ers have been named 2018 AAAS fellows.
11/20/2018 10:25:30
Whitney Clavin
New observations of a young gas giant demonstrate the power of a ground-based method to search for signatures of life.
Artwork of exoplanet HR 8799 c
11/15/2018 10:24:39
Whitney Clavin
A massive star that exploded in a supernova known as "type Ic" may have been pinpointed for the first time.
Artwork of possible progenitor star
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.
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