11/30/2016 09:00:25
Whitney Clavin
The twin detectors of LIGO have resumed their search for gravitational waves.
aerial photo of the LIGO facility in Hanford, Washington
11/28/2016 14:55:52
Lori Dajose
In the Richard C. Biedebach Memorial Lecture, Konstantin Batygin will present the case for Planet Nine.
Konstantin Batygin
11/21/2016 08:02:49
Robert Perkins
The 32nd International von Kármán Wings Award goes to Caltech alumnus and trustee Charles Trimble, famed for commercializing GPS technology.
Award presentation
11/17/2016 11:00:05
Lori Dajose
The detection of the most luminous fast radio burst to date brings new insights into the cosmic web between galaxies.
Dynamic spectrum of the FRB
11/11/2016 15:43:59
Whitney Clavin
The frustrations of an 18th-century astronomer inspire a modern-day artist.
art exhibit at Caltech
11/03/2016 15:27:49
Lori Dajose
JPL scientist Carol Raymond will give the November 9 Watson Lecture.
Carol Raymond
11/02/2016 16:50:26
The Huntington's new Orbit Pavilion, a collaboration with JPL, lets visitors "hear" 19 of NASA's Earth science satellites pass over them.
photo of the Huntington's Orbit Pavilion
10/31/2016 15:35:44
Today marks the 80th anniversary of the founding of JPL, which traces its roots to a small band of young experimenters who started testing their handmade rocket engines in Pasadena's Arroyo Seco on Halloween day in 1936.
Photo: JPL rocketry pioneers test rocket engines in Pasadena's Arroyo Seco in 1936.
10/19/2016 12:15:29
Robert Perkins
"Planet Nine," which may lurk beyond Neptune, may be the reason that the solar system's planets orbit at a six-degree angle with respect to the sun.
artistic rendering of Planet Nine
10/13/2016 14:07:05
Lori Dajose
From October 16–22, Caltech and nine other institutions are participating in Pasadena Astronomy Week to celebrate the city's rich history in astronomy.
image of the Crab nebula
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