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News articles tagged with "astronomy"
Gravitational Waves from Early Universe Remain Elusive
A joint analysis of data from the Planck space mission and the ground-based experiment BICEP2 has found no conclusive evidence of gravitational waves from the birth of our universe.
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.
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.
Detection of Water Vapor in the Atmosphere of a Hot Jupiter
Researchers at Caltech and several other institutions have made the first detection of water in the atmosphere of a Jupiter-mass planet orbiting the nearby star tau Boötis.
NuSTAR Reveals Radioactive Matter in Supernova Remnant
For the first time, NuSTAR has mapped radioactive material from the core of a supernova explosion.
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