10/17/2018 10:22:55
Whitney Clavin
Caltech professors are honored for their work on detecting gravitational waves and number theory.
10/15/2018 10:01:58
Whitney Clavin
Mansi Kasliwal plans to survey the entire accessible night sky in infrared light every night.
photo of Mansi Kasliwal
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
10/10/2018 09:00:18
Whitney Clavin
A new class of dust and gas instabilities helps explain planet formation and other phenomena on Earth and in space.
10/05/2018 14:01:36
Anneila Sargent (MS ’67, PhD ’78) has made a gift to establish the Wallace L. W. Sargent Fellowship.
10/05/2018 12:41:00
The Voyager 2 spacecraft may be getting close to edge of vast bubble around the sun.
Graphic of Voyager 1 and 2
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
09/05/2018 10:23:25
Elise Cutts
An international team of researchers, including two Caltech scientists, observed a superfast jet of material from a neutron star collision.
Artist's impression of neutron star merger
08/22/2018 16:31:59
The Spitzer Space Telescope is celebrating 15 years of discoveries, including exoplanets, distant galaxies and even a new ring around Saturn.
Spitzer Space Telescope
08/14/2018 11:45:31
Whitney Clavin
BJ Fulton, a staff scientist at NASA's Exoplanet Science Institute at Caltech, has won an Astronomical Society for the Pacific award.
BJ Fulton
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