06/20/2017 17:30:30
Lori Dajose
Senior Daniel Lim has received the 2017 Library Friends' Senior Thesis Prize for his work on sculpting nanofilms with laser illumination.
Soon Wei Daniel Lim
06/01/2017 08:01:30
Whitney Clavin
Newest LIGO observation provides clues about the spins, and possible origins, of binary black holes.
Artist concept of merging black holes
04/20/2017 11:00:20
Whitney Clavin
First 3-D quantum liquid crystals may have applications in quantum computing.
Patterns from atomic crystals; At right, 3-D quantum liquid crystal
04/06/2017 13:47:37
A new technique helped NASA spacecraft detect a previously unseen phenomenon in the plasma in the earth's magnetosphere.
NASA visualization
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.
02/14/2017 11:56:06
Kip Thorne talks about the years leading up to LIGO’s first detection of gravitational waves.
01/24/2017 16:22:08
Judy Hill
For the handful of students in Caltech's legendary Physics 11 seminar, jumping over hurdles is just the beginning.
photo of Daniel Mark at a white board
01/03/2017 14:53:55
The path that the late Nobel laureate Donald Glaser (PhD ’50) cut in the scientific world was distinctively Caltech.
photo of Donald Glaser
12/16/2016 14:33:00
Jon Nalick
The critically acclaimed television series The Mechanical Universe… And Beyond, created at Caltech and broadcast on PBS from 1985-86, is now available in its entirety on YouTube.
Image of spaceships and vector math symbols
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