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John Schwarz talks about ups and downs in the development of string theory and where it might go in the future.
Whitney Clavin
BJ Fulton, a staff scientist at NASA's Exoplanet Science Institute at Caltech, has won an Astronomical Society for the Pacific award.
Olga Batygin

The object is around a dozen times more massive than Jupiter, is a surprisingly strong magnetic powerhouse and traveling through space unaccompanied by any parent star.

brown planet with blue aura at north pole
Whitney Clavin
Caltech and partners built an instrument that will capture high-speed solar particles hurtling toward Earth.
Whitney Clavin
Pasadena will be hopping with space events the week of July 14-22.
Whitney Clavin
Professor of Physics Yanbei Chen has been named a Simons Investigator for his work on gravitational-wave physics.
Data from NuSTAR show that a well-studied luminous star is accelerating particles to high energies.
Whitney Clavin
George Ellery Hale, born 150 years ago on June 29, helped transform not just Caltech but all of astronomy.
Robert Perkins
David Simmons-Duffin, assistant professor of theoretical physics, will receive Department of Energy Early Career Research Program funding.
Whitney Clavin
Everything from the latest virtual reality experiences in space to how to engage the public was discussed at a space visualization conference.
Robert Perkins
Marco Bernardi and David Hsieh rule out a commonly held belief about a promising solar cell material
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