Articles Tagged with "astronomy"

Whitney Clavin
Pasadena will be hopping with space events the week of July 14-22.
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.
Caltech is proceeding to decommission the Caltech Submillimeter Observatory (CSO) on Hawaii Island's Maunakea. CSO began operations in 1987 and ceased scientific observations in September 2015.
Whitney Clavin
Scientists are investigating the nature of planetary-mass bodies that orbit stars, finding new clues to their origins.
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