News About Our Universe

03/09/2018 15:09:12
Newly published findings from the Juno mission improve understanding of Jupiter's interior structure.
Juno
03/05/2018 09:18:55
Lori Dajose
Surprisingly, a quintessential equation of quantum mechanics emerges while studying astronomical disks of orbiting material.
03/02/2018 12:19:41
Whitney Clavin
Evan Kirby discusses his work with high school students and his recent Cottrell Scholarship.
Evan Kirby
03/02/2018 11:28:09
Sharon Kaplan
The search for extrasolar planets has uncovered a dizzying array of planetary systems.
Andrew W. Howard
03/01/2018 14:38:01
Whitney Clavin
A new computer program will allow astrophysicists to better model extreme events involving neutron stars.
Artist's concept of two neutron stars colliding.
02/26/2018 08:01:35
Whitney Clavin
A Caltech-led astronomy team is homing in on the nature of extreme objects known as ULXs.
Image of M51
02/26/2018 08:00:21
Astronomers using the Keck Observatory have discovered that certain groups of stars were kicked out from the flat disk of our galaxy.
Illustration of halo stars in the study
02/15/2018 08:17:01
Whitney Clavin
Three members of the Caltech faculty are among this year's Sloan Research Fellows.
02/09/2018 06:54:48
A project team that includes Caltech's Bethany Ehlmann will place a sensor on the International Space Station to study dust sources and gauge dust’s impact on Earth's climate.
EMIT
02/05/2018 10:01:25
A new study offers the best measurements yet of the densities of the TRAPPIST-1 planets.
Illustration of seven TRAPPIST-1 planets
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