06/15/2016 10:15:06
The LIGO Scientific Collaboration and the Virgo collaboration identify a second gravitational wave event in the data from Advanced LIGO detectors.
02/11/2016 07:30:04
Kathy Svitil
LIGO opens a new window on the universe with the observation of gravitational waves from colliding black holes.
02/04/2016 09:08:13
Kimm Fesenmaier
The Institute for Quantum Information and Matter hosted an all-day Quantum Summit on January 27, bringing together scientists and engineers to discuss progress in the quantum realm.
01/19/2016 08:48:03
Tom Waldman
Caltech celebrates the past and present of quantum science and considers future possibilities that have the potential to revolution society.
11/18/2015 10:13:15
Lori Dajose
A Caltech researcher has measured what could be the highest concentration of dark matter in any known galaxy.
11/12/2015 12:26:43
Kathy Svitil
The mathematics and theoretical physics professor has been awarded the 2016 Leroy Steele Prize by the American Mathematical Society.
10/26/2015 09:01:10
Kimm Fesenmaier
It is not a conventional metal, insulator, or magnet. It is something entirely different and could hold the solution to a long-standing mystery related to high-temperature superconductivity.
10/21/2015 12:13:05
Douglas Smith
Fifty years ago on October 21, 1965, Caltech's Richard Feynman shared the Nobel Prize in Physics with Julian Schwinger and Sin-Itiro Tomonaga. The three independently brokered workable marriages between 20th-century quantum mechanics and 19th-century electromagnetic field theory.
Richard Feynman
10/15/2015 09:56:17
Kimm Fesenmaier
Hsieh is one of 18 new fellows identified by the David and Lucile Packard Foundation as some of the nation's "most innovative early-career scientists and engineers."
10/06/2015 20:07:41
Douglas Smith
Arthur B. McDonald (PhD '70), director of the Sudbury Neutrino Observatory (SNO) in Ontario, Canada, and Takaaki Kajita, at the University of Tokyo, Kashiwa, Japan, have shared the 2015 Nobel Prize in Physics for the discovery that neutrinos can change their identities as they travel through space.
10/07/2015 10:14:36
Douglas Smith
As the Advanced LIGO Project geared up last summer, 27 undergraduates from around the world became full partners in one of the biggest, most complex physics experiment ever. Their contributions ranged from creating hardware and software for current use to helping design next-generation detectors.
LIGO SURF students in the control room
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