05/16/2002 07:00:00
Robert Tindol

In two papers appearing in an upcoming issue of the Astrophysical Journal, an international team of astrophysicists led by Shri Kulkarni of the California Institute of Technology reveals that new data show that supernovae are the source of gamma-ray bursts.

05/09/2002 07:00:00
Robert Tindol
Scientists have unraveled a mystery about hydrogen peroxide that may lead to a more accurate way of measuring a gas that contributes to depletion of Earth's ozone layer.
04/23/2002 07:00:00
Function of a known pathway to memory in the brain is explained.
03/20/2002 08:00:00
When astronauts finally land on Mars, a safe bet is that they'll head for northern climes if they intend to spend much time there. That's because nearly all the available water is frozen as ice at the north pole.
03/08/2002 08:00:00
Scientists at the California Institute of Technology and Purdue University have determined the fine-detail structure of the virus that causes dengue fever. This advance could lead to newer and more focused strategies for devising a vaccine to protect the world
03/06/2002 08:00:00
In an age when nearly all astronomical work requires really big telescopes, David Charbonneau is something of an anomaly.
02/07/2002 08:00:00
A team of applied physicists at the California Institute of Technology have demonstrated an ultrasmall Raman laser that is 1,000 times more efficient than previous devices.
01/15/2002 08:00:00
Caltech researchers have blocked the effects of the disease in cultured cells using antibodies.
01/10/2002 08:00:00
Using specially prepared HIV-derived viruses stripped of their disease-causing potential, California Institute of Technology biologist David Baltimore and his team have invented a new method of introducing foreign DNA into animals that could have wide-ranging applications in biotechnology and experi
11/27/2001 08:00:00
Astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have made the first direct detection of the atmosphere of a planet orbiting a star outside our solar system and have obtained the first information about its chemical composition.