Caltech in the Media
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December 25, 2017
San Jose Mercury News
Meet the Caltech Professor Who's Building a Bigger Snowflake
Article about the work of Caltech's Kenneth Libbrecht who grows snowflakes in his lab, and is on a quest to grow even bigger snowflakes. "Understanding crystal growth is important for all sorts of high-tech applications, such as the fabrication of semiconductors, lasers and telecommunications equipment," according to the article.
December 11, 2017
Cosmic Photobomb! Monster Black Holes Turn Up in New View of Andromeda Galaxy
A tight pair of supermassive black holes was found "photobombing" the galaxy Andromeda--the black holes were originally thought to be within the galaxy but are actually much farther away. The Chandra X-ray Observatory-led discovery included data from Caltech's Palomar Observatory.