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Caltech Scientists Awarded 2017 Nobel Prize in Physics

The 2017 Nobel Prize in Physics goes to key members of LIGO team.
photo of Nobel Laureates Barry Barish and Kip Thorne

New Provost Starts This Week

David Tirrell steps into new role on campus.

Gravitational Waves from a Binary Black Hole Merger Observed by LIGO and Virgo

The LIGO Scientific Collaboration and the Virgo collaboration report the first joint detection of gravitational waves with both the LIGO and Virgo detectors.
aerial photo of the Virgo Observatory

Cassini End of Mission Celebration

Members of the Caltech and JPL community marked the end of Cassini's mission with a celebratory send-off at Beckman Auditorium.
photo of donut display at Cassini Finale event

Voyager Spacecraft Celebrates 40 Years in Space

Whitney Clavin
A new video highlights Caltech professor Ed Stone, the only person ever to have held the position of project scientist for NASA's Voyager mission.
Ed Stone

NuSTAR to Observe Solar Eclipse

Lori Dajose
NuSTAR will use the upcoming total solar eclipse to learn about the mysteries of the sun
An image of the sun in several different colors

History in the Making

The Archives' most recent additions are interviews with Ahmed Zewail, the late Pauling Professor of Chemistry and professor of physics who died in August of 2016, and Harry Gray, the Beckman Professor of Chemistry.
Harry Gray and Ahmed Zewail

Cosmic Magnifying Lens Reveals Inner Jets of Black Holes

Whitney Clavin
Jet material ejected from a black hole is magnified in new observations from Caltech's Owens Valley Radio Observatory.
Image of OVRO

Celebrating 40 Years of Voyager

Robert Perkins
Key figures from the Voyager mission participated in a panel discussion and screening of the new documentary "The Farthest—Voyager In Space" on July 29.
Farthest teaser

JPL News: NASA's Voyager Spacecraft Still Reaching for the Stars

The Voyager spacecraft will celebrate 40 years in space this August and September.
Artist's concept of Voyager