Articles Tagged with "astronomy"

Whitney Clavin
Evan Kirby discusses his work with high school students and his recent Cottrell Scholarship.
Sharon Kaplan
The search for extrasolar planets has uncovered a dizzying array of planetary systems.
Whitney Clavin
A new computer program will allow astrophysicists to better model extreme events involving neutron stars.
Whitney Clavin
A Caltech-led astronomy team is homing in on the nature of extreme objects known as ULXs.
Astronomers using the Keck Observatory have discovered that certain groups of stars were kicked out from the flat disk of our galaxy.
Whitney Clavin
Three members of the Caltech faculty are among this year's Sloan Research Fellows.
A new study offers the best measurements yet of the densities of the TRAPPIST-1 planets.
Jim Fuller talks about movies he has developed to better understand the pulsations of planets and stars.
Lori Dajose
A group of 10,000 citizen scientists from all over the world helped to identify signals from five planets orbiting a distant star.
A new Caltech-built instrument at Keck Observatory has captured its first spectral image.
Whitney Clavin
Light detected from a neutron star merger is not from a super-fast jet as previously suspected, but rather a bubble-like cocoon.
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