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Lori Dajose
Rapidly varying temperatures have been measured on the ultrafast streams of gas emanating from around a black hole.
The latest research in the effort to detect gravitational waves will be discussed in a press briefing on Wednesday, June 15.
The Selection Committee of the Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics has announced a Special Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics recognizing the scientists and engineers who contributed to the detection of gravitational waves by LIGO.
Marcus Woo
The Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics has put Caltech quantum computing and superstring theory experts in the spotlight.
Lori Dajose
The first results from NOvA, an experiment studying fundamental questions in neutrino physics.
Kimm Fesenmaier
A number of Caltech graduate students and postdocs played pivotal roles in getting the twin LIGO interferometers operating with the sensitivity to detect the first signals of gravitational waves.
Lori Dajose
Caltech professor of physics Rana Adhikari will describe how our understanding of the quantum physics of the very, very small has allowed us to explore the gravitational physics of the very, very large.
Lori Dajose
Scientists reflect on the history, the detection, the science, and the future of the field of gravitational wave astronomy.
Kathy Svitil
The Indian Cabinet has granted in-principle approval to the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory in India (LIGO-India) Project. The project will build an Advanced LIGO Observatory in India, a move that will significantly improve the ability of scientists to pinpoint the sources of gravitational waves and analyze the signals.
Kathy Svitil
LIGO opens a new window on the universe with the observation of gravitational waves from colliding black holes.
Kimm Fesenmaier
The Institute for Quantum Information and Matter hosted an all-day Quantum Summit on January 27, bringing together scientists and engineers to discuss progress in the quantum realm.
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