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
07/13/2016 10:32:08
Mark Wheeler
From the exploration of other planets to the meanderings of single cells, Caltech and JPL researchers are thinking about transportation in unexpected ways.
07/07/2016 11:44:06
Whitney Clavin
Caltech scientists look forward to data from NASA's Juno mission, now in orbit around Jupiter.
06/30/2016 11:57:57
Robert Perkins
Community Seismic Network sensors detected motion of each floor of a building in response to an air pulse from the 2015 ExxonMobil refinery explosion.
06/30/2016 11:04:39
Unusual wind-sculpted sand ripples have been discovered on Mars.
07/01/2016 10:20:08
Lori Dajose
In anticipation of Juno's arrival at Jupiter on July 4, three Caltech faculty share thoughts on the planet, the mission, and the solar system.
06/28/2016 16:19:23
Robert Perkins
Gerald Wasserburg, who helped to establish our current understanding of how the solar system formed, passed away on June 13.
06/16/2016 08:18:28
Kathy Svitil
Gerald Wasserburg, John D. MacArthur Professor of Geology and Geophysics, Emeritus, passed away on June 13, 2016. He was 89 years old.
06/15/2016 10:15:06
The LIGO Scientific Collaboration and the Virgo collaboration identify a second gravitational wave event in the data from Advanced LIGO detectors.
06/14/2016 16:30:38
The latest research in the effort to detect gravitational waves will be discussed in a press briefing on Wednesday, June 15.
06/20/2016 08:00:22
Lori Dajose
The discovery of an exoplanet that is essentially still in its infancy is an important step to understanding how planets, including the Earth, form.
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