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Prime Numbers, Quantum Fields, and Donuts: An Interview with Xinwen Zhu
Xinwen Zhu, associate professor of mathematics, joined the Caltech faculty in September. He tells us about himself and his work with a web of mathematical conjectures called the Langlands program.
To Supernova or Not to Supernova: A 3-D Model of Stellar Core Collapse
Caltech researchers present a three-dimensional model of a rapidly rotating star with a strong magnetic field undergoing the process of collapse and explosion . . . or at least trying to.
Simulating Milliseconds of Stellar Collapse: A Conversation with Christian Ott
Christian Ott, professor of theoretical astrophysics at Caltech, formulates scenarios for what happens when massive stars collapse.
Fu, Harrison, and Preskill Elected to the National Academy of Sciences
Three professors at Caltech—Gregory Fu, Fiona Harrison, and John Preskill—have been elected to the prestigious National Academy of Sciences.
Cosmic Web Imager Directly Observes "Dim Matter"
Caltech astronomers have taken unprecedented images of the intergalactic medium (IGM)—the diffuse gas that connects galaxies throughout the universe—with the Cosmic Web Imager.
Hyperbolic Homogeneous Polynomials, Oh My!
Dinakar Ramakrishnan points out that number theory has interesting applications in both science and everyday life. "Quite often in science, you are counting..."
Jamie Bock Wins George W. Goddard Award
Reflecting on BICEP2
Caltech professor of physics Jamie Bock, co–principal investigator for BICEP2 and the chief architect of the telescope's detectors, described the finding as "mind-boggling."
Jamie Bock to Speak on BICEP2 Experiment
On March 20, 2014, Jamie Bock will give a talk on the BICEP2 experiment and its recent detection of B-mode polarization indicating the effect of gravitational waves on the cosmic microwave background.
BICEP2 Discovers First Direct Evidence of Inflation and Primordial Gravitational Waves
Astronomers announced today that they have acquired the strongest confirmation yet of cosmic inflation theories, which say the universe expanded by 100 trillion trillion times in less than the blink of an eye.
Building BICEP2: A Conversation with Jamie Bock
Jamie Bock and his collaborators announced that they have successfully measured a B-mode polarization signal in the cosmic microwave background using the BICEP2 telescope at the South Pole.
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Awards Spotlight: Japan bestows Hiroo Kanamori with the Order of the Sacred Treasure Gold and Silver Star.
Fredric Raichlen, expert in the mechanics of tsunamis, passed away December 13, 2014. He was 82.
Certified organics! I detected organics for the 1st time on the surface of Mars
rover finds active & ancient organic chemistry on Mars:
ICYMI: Caltech bites into some tasty research about food cravings & healthy choices. Check out the video:
Year in Research: Caltech biologists fighting
from the inside out using gut microbes.
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