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
10/12/2016 09:09:25
Thanks to data from the Herschel Space Observatory, astronomers better understand how molecules form that are necessary for building other chemicals essential for life.
Orion Nebula as seen by Herschel
10/07/2016 10:15:35
Whitney Clavin
Two Caltech scientists provided scientific visualizations for a new IMAX film, Voyage of Time, directed by Terrence Malick and narrated by Brad Pitt.
09/28/2016 11:55:23
Robert Perkins
Spider-like assembly robots can build a web of trusses that supports an enormous telescope mirror, researchers say.
Robot
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