10/11/2018 11:30:11
Lori Dajose
The unexpectedly gentle death of a massive star suggests that it was being robbed by a dense companion lurking out of sight.
Three panels illustrating the life of a supernova
10/09/2018 14:38:19
Robert Perkins
New faculty member Alireza Marandi makes devices and systems that alter the wavelength of lasers, enabling new paths for sensing and computing applications.
photo of Alireza Marandi
09/24/2018 13:56:42
Whitney Clavin
Historic telescope's discoveries include everything from thousands of galaxy clusters to a Pluto-sized object in our solar system.
George Abell at 48-inch telescope
09/12/2018 17:15:36
Robert Perkins
Researchers use drones to make 3-D maps of an island to study the microbial mats that exist there.
08/16/2018 16:45:53
Robert Perkins
The reconfigurable space telescope approaches a conclusion—and a launch
AAReST
08/09/2018 12:51:43
Robert Perkins
Satellite radar data shows how the ground beneath SoCal rises and falls over annual and decadal time scales with the pumping in and out of groundwater.
Seasonal
08/07/2018 10:30:45
Whitney Clavin
Caltech and partners built an instrument that will capture high-speed solar particles hurtling toward Earth.
Jamie Rankin
06/29/2018 08:20:43
Whitney Clavin
George Ellery Hale, born 150 years ago on June 29, helped transform not just Caltech but all of astronomy.
George Ellery Hale
06/11/2018 10:53:00
Robert Perkins
Applied physicists shrink a tabletop-sized optical technology to computer-chip size, opening the way for its widespread use in communications, metrology, sensing, and LIDAR
Optical frequency synthesizer
05/30/2018 08:23:50
Robert Perkins
A debris flow that struck Montecito, California in January was detected by a nearby seismometer
Debris flow
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