02/11/2016 07:32:10
Douglas Smith
Built to look for gravitational waves, the ripples in the fabric of space itself that were predicted by Einstein in 1915, the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) is the most ambitious project ever funded by the National Science Foundation. We talk to two Caltech researchers to learn about how LIGO came to be.
02/10/2016 10:52:09
Lori Dajose
Professor Gregg Hallinan gives a preview of his upcoming Watson Lecture.
02/12/2016 09:35:39
Kimm Fesenmaier
The new assistant professor of astronomy discusses her passion for discovering and studying cosmic transients as well as her efforts to follow up on LIGO's detections of gravitational waves.
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.
02/05/2016 18:02:55
Lori Dajose
Jamie Bock has received the Joseph Weber Award for Astronomical Instrumentation.
01/25/2016 11:36:45
Humanity has visited Uranus only once, and that was 30 years ago when NASA's Voyager 2 spacecraft got its closest look at the planet.
01/21/2016 11:47:36
Lori Dajose
Assistant Professor Philip Hopkins has received the Helen B. Warner Prize for Astronomy.
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.
01/06/2016 11:06:45
Scientists at Caltech and JPL have discovered that black holes are surrounded by clumpy rings of gas and dust.
12/14/2015 13:16:20
Lori Dajose
Here are 15 stories highlighting a few of the discoveries, methods, and technologies that came to life at Caltech in 2015.
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