Searching for Vibrations from the Big Bang
For a brief instant after the Big Bang, the universe flew apart at speeds faster than light; the gravitational waves from this expansion sowed the seeds of galaxies. Caltech professor Jamie Bock is hunting for an echo of these waves in the cosmic microwave background.
JCAP Funding Renewed
On Monday, April 27, the Department of Energy (DOE) announced a five-year, $75 million renewal of the Joint Center for Artificial Photosynthesis (JCAP). JCAP's mission is to explore the science and technology of artificial photosynthesis to harness solar energy for the production of fuel.
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A Molecular Network Controlling Embryonic Lung Development
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LMI-EFRC Free Webinar: New Approaches to Full Spectrum Solar Energy Conversion
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New Chemistry from an Old-Timer
In The Media
August 13, 2015
Caltech Announces Discovery in Fundamental Physics
Thomas F. Rosenbaum and colleagues at the University of Chicago and the Argonne National Laboratory recently used a synchrotron X-ray source to pinpoint, for the first time, the instabilities that arise in interactions between the electrons in metals.
August 07, 2015
Two Studies Offer New Clues to How Galaxies Form and Emerge from 'Dark Ages'
Richard Ellis, Caltech's Steele Family Professor of Astronomy, and a team of astronomers have discovered the most distant galaxy yet, an observation that could offer new insights into early stages of the universe.
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