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
10/26/2017 15:36:22
Emily Velasco
Lihong Wang and his team in the Caltech Optical Imaging Laboratory have improved their photoacoustic microscopy technology, which creates 3-D images of the internal structures of living things.
Jiamiao Yang, a postdoctoral scholar in the Caltech Optical Imaging Laboratory, adjusts a photoacoustic microscope.
10/24/2017 08:00:05
Robert Perkins
Caltech has created a new interdisciplinary research center focused on pioneering autonomous systems technologies.
10/18/2017 16:43:47
Lori Dajose
The brain circuitry that controls innate, or instinctive, behaviors such as mating and fighting was thought to be genetically hardwired. Not so, neuroscientists now say
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.
10/16/2017 07:00:19
Discovery marks first cosmic event observed in both gravitational waves and light.
10/09/2017 11:28:59
Robert Perkins
Intense neutron beams force metallic glasses to give up one of their secrets: the source of a huge increase in entropy at the glass transition.
09/27/2017 10:13:01
The LIGO Scientific Collaboration and the Virgo collaboration report the first joint detection of gravitational waves with both the LIGO and Virgo detectors.
aerial photo of the Virgo Observatory
09/21/2017 09:00:14
Lori Dajose
The discovery that primitive jellyfish sleep suggests that sleep is an ancient, evolutionarily conserved behavior.
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