12/20/2017 10:01:16
Whitney Clavin
Light detected from a neutron star merger is not from a super-fast jet as previously suspected, but rather a bubble-like cocoon.
12/04/2017 09:04:53
Caltech is proceeding to decommission the Caltech Submillimeter Observatory (CSO) on Hawaii Island's Maunakea. CSO began operations in 1987 and ceased scientific observations in September 2015.
photo of the Caltech Submillimeter Observatory (CSO)
12/04/2017 08:03:02
Whitney Clavin
Scientists are investigating the nature of planetary-mass bodies that orbit stars, finding new clues to their origins.
11/30/2017 20:30:31
Whitney Clavin
LIGO scientists met with artists to gain new perspectives on their research.
A loft space at Pioneer Works
11/14/2017 09:00:11
Whitney Clavin
The latest workhorse camera at Palomar Observatory will scan the majority of the night sky every night, looking for cosmic events as they happen.
ZTF First Light image
11/10/2017 14:43:16
Whitney Clavin
Longtime Caltech professor of physics Jerome "Jerry" Pine passed away on November 8, 2017.
10/30/2017 16:30:20
Astronomers using NASA's NuSTAR mission have gained new clues in black hole mystery.
Artist concept of black hole jet
10/20/2017 13:58:11
Lori Dajose
Caltech mathematician Barry Simon is the recipient of the 2018 Dannie Heineman Prize for Mathematical Physics.
Barry Simon
10/18/2017 11:37:29
Researchers from Caltech and the University of Southern California (USC) report the first application of quantum computing to a physics problem.
Higgs boson event
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.
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