02/10/2017 12:02:08
Whitney Clavin
Caltech mourns the loss of alumnus Neil Gehrels, a leader in the study of cosmic gamma-ray bursts.
photo of Neil Gehrels
02/03/2017 09:08:57
Whitney Clavin
Caltech and JPL scientists and the cast, crew, and producers of the popular Syfy series The Expanse teamed up at Caltech for a panel discussion of the science behind the show,
01/30/2017 11:02:04
Whitney Clavin
The Keck Observatory's vortex coronagraph has the potential to image planetary systems closer to their host stars than was possible before.
Brown dwarf HIP 79124 B
01/26/2017 08:34:21
Whitney Clavin
The National Academy of Sciences is honoring five members of the LIGO team with two distinguished prizes.
01/24/2017 14:50:04
The supernova SN 2014C dramatically changed in appearance over the course of a year, surprising astronomers.
Chandra image of galaxy NGC 7331
01/19/2017 10:48:38
First mud cracks on Mars confirmed by NASA's Curiosity Mars rover.
Mud cracks
01/12/2017 08:49:57
Whitney Clavin
A Caltech team has designed and built a new imaging spectrograph to map streams of gas that feed forming galaxies.
Chris Martin with KCWI
01/11/2017 17:37:45
Whitney Clavin
Evan Kirby has won the Newton Lacy Pierce Prize in Astronomy, an annual award presented by the American Astronomical Society.
Evan Kirby
01/09/2017 09:43:23
On January 8, the CBS television program 60 Minutes included a segment called “The Hunt for Planet 9,” featuring Caltech researchers Mike Brown and Konstantin Batygin.
photo of Mike Brown on "60 Minutes"
01/06/2017 11:53:07
A mysterious neutron star has been caught behaving like two distinct objects—a radio pulsar and a magnetar.
Pulsar artist's concept
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