07/03/2018 15:13:34
Data from NuSTAR show that a well-studied luminous star is accelerating particles to high energies.
Picture of Eta Carinae
07/03/2018 08:46:35
The series highlights space missions and technology.
Image of man using a VR rig to project his telepresence onto the Martian landscape.
06/29/2018 08:20:43
Whitney Clavin
George Ellery Hale, born 150 years ago on June 29, helped transform not just Caltech but all of astronomy.
George Ellery Hale
06/26/2018 13:39:59
Whitney Clavin
Everything from the latest virtual reality experiences in space to how to engage the public was discussed at a space visualization conference.
Mosaic of images from the workshop.
06/07/2018 11:50:21
The Curiosity rover has found new evidence that Mars could have supported ancient life.
image of Curiosity rover
06/06/2018 12:01:26
Scientists from NASA's Juno mission describe the ways in which lightning on Jupiter is actually analogous to Earth's lightning.
artist's concept of lightning distribution in Jupiter's northern hemisphere
06/05/2018 14:04:57
Using the W.M. Keck Observatory, researchers have found the primary source of heavy elements in dwarf galaxies.
Sculptor Dwarf galaxy
04/30/2018 09:57:41
Emily Velasco
Astrophysics student Roohi Dalal has received a Fulbright fellowship to travel to the Netherlands where she will study the distribution of galaxies in the universe. The way galaxies are arranged could reveal clues about how general relativity works on large scales.
A portrait of student Roohi Dalal
04/11/2018 10:59:33
Whitney Clavin
Shri Kulkarni of Caltech and Erik Conway of JPL have been named 2018 Guggenheim fellows.
03/05/2018 09:18:55
Lori Dajose
Surprisingly, a quintessential equation of quantum mechanics emerges while studying astronomical disks of orbiting material.
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