11/17/2016 11:00:05
Lori Dajose
The detection of the most luminous fast radio burst to date brings new insights into the cosmic web between galaxies.
Dynamic spectrum of the FRB
11/11/2016 15:43:59
Whitney Clavin
The frustrations of an 18th-century astronomer inspire a modern-day artist.
art exhibit at Caltech
10/19/2016 12:15:29
Robert Perkins
"Planet Nine," which may lurk beyond Neptune, may be the reason that the solar system's planets orbit at a six-degree angle with respect to the sun.
artistic rendering of Planet Nine
10/13/2016 14:07:05
Lori Dajose
From October 16–22, Caltech and nine other institutions are participating in Pasadena Astronomy Week to celebrate the city's rich history in astronomy.
image of the Crab nebula
10/12/2016 09:09:25
Thanks to data from the Herschel Space Observatory, astronomers better understand how molecules form that are necessary for building other chemicals essential for life.
Orion Nebula as seen by Herschel
10/07/2016 10:15:35
Whitney Clavin
Two Caltech scientists provided scientific visualizations for a new IMAX film, Voyage of Time, directed by Terrence Malick and narrated by Brad Pitt.
09/28/2016 11:55:23
Robert Perkins
Spider-like assembly robots can build a web of trusses that supports an enormous telescope mirror, researchers say.
Robot
09/07/2016 10:00:31
Whitney Clavin
A new simulation of our Milky Way galaxy has solved a decades-old mystery.
08/10/2016 11:00:18
Lori Dajose
Caltech's partnership with NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory has made possible countless discoveries about our universe. Current Caltech faculty are participants on 12 missions.
08/09/2016 12:04:13
Whitney Clavin
Fiona Harrison, principal investigator of NASA's NuSTAR mission, has been selected to receive the 2016 Massey Award.
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