04/20/2017 11:02:49
Ivona Kostadinova
An international team of astronomers has seen the strong cosmic magnification and multiple images of a class of supernova referred to as "standard candles."
04/17/2017 15:31:39
Lori Dajose
On April 4, author Dava Sobel visited Caltech to discuss her latest book, on women in astronomy.
04/14/2017 08:40:55
Whitney Clavin
The Caltech-built Keck Cosmic Web Imager has taken its first look at the cosmos.
W.M. Keck Observatory
04/12/2017 09:10:07
Caltech postdoctoral scholar Siegfried Eggl modeled planets in double-star systems to find out if they could be habitable.
artist's concept
03/29/2017 10:03:42
Whitney Clavin
In the Exoplanet Technology Laboratory, researchers have been developing new ways to search exoplanets for biosignatures.
TMT
03/23/2017 09:21:48
Lori Dajose
Astronomer Dimitri Mawet will give the April Watson Lecture about directly imaging planets outside of our solar system.
Dimitri Mawet
03/01/2017 10:14:47
Lori Dajose
Rapidly varying temperatures have been measured on the ultrafast streams of gas emanating from around a black hole.
Artist rendition of a black hole with X-rays and winds.
02/28/2017 15:23:51
Lori Dajose
A new discovery about jets of gas bursting from the surface of moons throughout the solar system.
02/22/2017 10:08:54
NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has revealed the first known system of seven Earth-size planets around a single star. Three of these planets are firmly located in the habitable zone, the area around the parent star where a rocky planet is most likely to have liquid water.
Abstract Concept of TRAPPIST-1 System
02/14/2017 11:45:54
A planet and a star are having a tumultuous romance that can be detected from 370 light-years away.
illustration of a blue planet orbiting a yellow sun
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