02/20/2019 08:29:38
In his February 27 Watson Lecture, Thorne will discuss the "warped side of our universe," and speculate on future discoveries about the birth of our universe and of the laws that govern it.
photo of Kip Thorne
02/19/2019 10:31:26
Whitney Clavin
Philip Isett has been awarded a Sloan Research Fellowship, which go to early career scientists of "outstanding promise."
Philip Isett
02/14/2019 16:02:17
Whitney Clavin
The NSF is awarding Caltech and MIT $20.4 million to upgrade LIGO, with additional funding coming from the United Kingdom and Australia.
Engineers installing Advanced LIGO upgrades.
02/13/2019 15:09:43
Whitney Clavin
The SPHEREx sky-surveying mission will answer questions about the origins of the universe.
Artwork of SPHEREx science goals
02/07/2019 09:11:50
Whitney Clavin
New discoveries from the Zwicky Transient Facility include exploding stars, near-Earth asteroids, and more.
Andromeda as seen by ZTF
01/24/2019 09:00:07
Whitney Clavin
Using machine-learning programs, physicists have created a precise model for the end state of black hole collisions.
simulated picture of two merging black holes
01/10/2019 14:48:32
Whitney Clavin
Caltech astronomers find new clues in the mystery of a dramatic cosmic event.
ALMA, NuSTAR and the Submillimeter Array
01/09/2019 10:18:06
Whitney Clavin
When researchers looked at an exotic object called a magnetar, located at the center of the Milky Way galaxy, they found some surprises.
Illustration of a magnetar
01/05/2019 17:51:22
The Caltech president, emeritus; life member of Caltech's Board of Trustees; and former secretary of the U.S. Department of Defense, passed away on January 4, 2019. He was 91 years old.
photo of Harold Brown
12/18/2018 08:00:06
Whitney Clavin
Astronomers have witnessed a rare "FU Ori" stellar outburst in both infrared and visible light for the first time.
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