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.
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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
08/17/2017 10:03:19
The Archives' most recent additions are interviews with Ahmed Zewail, the late Pauling Professor of Chemistry and professor of physics who died in August of 2016, and Harry Gray, the Beckman Professor of Chemistry.
Harry Gray and Ahmed Zewail
07/14/2017 13:02:46
Jon Nalick
The weekly science and technology talks will be presented each Thursday through August 3.
Sean Carroll, research professor of physics at Caltech, recently spoke on physics and cosmology as part of the Innovation Speaker Series.
06/21/2017 09:54:35
Robert Perkins
Engineers have built a camera that does not need lenses to focus light.
The OPA chip placed on a penny for scale
06/20/2017 17:30:30
Lori Dajose
Senior Daniel Lim has received the 2017 Library Friends' Senior Thesis Prize for his work on sculpting nanofilms with laser illumination.
Soon Wei Daniel Lim
06/01/2017 08:01:30
Whitney Clavin
Newest LIGO observation provides clues about the spins, and possible origins, of binary black holes.
Artist concept of merging black holes
04/20/2017 11:00:20
Whitney Clavin
First 3-D quantum liquid crystals may have applications in quantum computing.
Patterns from atomic crystals; At right, 3-D quantum liquid crystal
04/06/2017 13:47:37
A new technique helped NASA spacecraft detect a previously unseen phenomenon in the plasma in the earth's magnetosphere.
NASA visualization
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