09/07/2016 10:00:31
Whitney Clavin
A new simulation of our Milky Way galaxy has solved a decades-old mystery.
06/28/2016 12:25:49
Alumnus and life member of the Board of Trustees Simon "Si" Ramo (PhD '36), a founding giant of the aerospace industry and chief architect of the nation's intercontinental ballistic missile system, passed away on June 27, 2016. He was 103.
06/20/2016 11:53:06
Gehrels received the award for his scientific leadership in the study of gamma-ray bursts as well as for his significant contributions to high-energy astrophysics, infrared astronomy, and instrument development.
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.
06/14/2016 16:30:38
The latest research in the effort to detect gravitational waves will be discussed in a press briefing on Wednesday, June 15.
06/20/2016 08:00:22
Lori Dajose
The discovery of an exoplanet that is essentially still in its infancy is an important step to understanding how planets, including the Earth, form.
06/08/2016 10:01:29
Nehaly Shah
We talked to a handful of undergraduate and graduate students prior to commencement to find out what they think will be the next big thing in science and engineering and how their plans after graduation reflect those ideas.
06/09/2016 14:15:30
Lori Dajose
Senior Laura Shou has received a Graduate Study Scholarship to pursue a master's degree in Germany.
06/06/2016 08:18:19
Betzig received the award for his groundbreaking contributions to microscopy. He pioneered a method known as single-molecule microscopy, or “nanoscopy,” which allows cellular structures at the nanoscale to be observed using an optical microscope, for which he shared the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2014.
06/02/2016 06:23:39
Whitney Clavin
The $1 million Kavli Prize in Astrophysics has been awarded to the three founders of LIGO.
06/01/2016 10:52:58
Whitney Clavin
This year's Shaw Prize in Astronomy, worth $1.2 million, has been awarded to the trio of researchers who founded LIGO.
Aerial photograph of LIGO Livingston facility
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