10/17/2017 17:54:02
Robert Perkins
Caltech's Konstantin Batygin has been named one of the 2017 Packard Fellows in Science and Engineering.
Batygin
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.
image
10/16/2017 07:00:19
Discovery marks first cosmic event observed in both gravitational waves and light.
10/12/2017 12:34:23
Robert Perkins
The creators of the Voyager Golden Record, along with cultural experts, weigh in on the history and influence of the farthest-flung message from humanity.
Panel
10/11/2017 12:41:27
Astronomers hunting for new worlds have established a possible signpost for giant exoplanets.
illustration of exoplanet and small bodies
09/18/2017 08:20:13
Members of the Caltech and JPL community marked the end of Cassini's mission with a celebratory send-off at Beckman Auditorium.
09/15/2017 10:23:24
Robert Perkins
Engineers, scientists, and their families gather at Caltech and JPL to witness as Cassini ends its 20-year journey with a final plunge into Saturn.
Saturn
09/14/2017 16:07:38
This cosmic greeting causes us to think about what it means to be human and the possibility of life in the universe.
Golden Record Image
09/12/2017 14:53:07
Members of the Cassini science team gather to commemorate the end of a decades-long mission to explore Saturn, its rings, and its moons.
Members of the Cassini science team gather in front of Beckman Auditorium.
08/17/2017 16:18:24
Whitney Clavin
A new video highlights Caltech professor Ed Stone, the only person ever to have held the position of project scientist for NASA's Voyager mission.
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