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01/30/2017

Keck Observatory's New Planet Imager Delivers First Science

Whitney Clavin
The Keck Observatory's vortex coronagraph has the potential to image planetary systems closer to their host stars than was possible before.
Brown dwarf HIP 79124 B
01/26/2017

National Academy of Sciences Honors LIGO Researchers

Whitney Clavin
The National Academy of Sciences is honoring five members of the LIGO team with two distinguished prizes.
aerial photo of the LIGO facility in Livingston, Lousiana
01/24/2017

Problem Solving, One Avocado at a Time

Judy Hill
For the handful of students in Caltech's legendary Physics 11 seminar, jumping over hurdles is just the beginning.
photo of Daniel Mark at a white board
01/24/2017

JPL News: NuSTAR Finds New Clues to 'Chameleon Supernova'

The supernova SN 2014C dramatically changed in appearance over the course of a year, surprising astronomers.
Chandra image of galaxy NGC 7331
01/12/2017

New Caltech Instrument Poised to Image the Cosmic Web

Whitney Clavin
A Caltech team has designed and built a new imaging spectrograph to map streams of gas that feed forming galaxies.
Chris Martin with KCWI
01/11/2017

2017 Pierce Prize Goes to Evan Kirby

Whitney Clavin
Evan Kirby has won the Newton Lacy Pierce Prize in Astronomy, an annual award presented by the American Astronomical Society.
Evan Kirby
01/06/2017

The Case of the 'Missing Link' Neutron Star

A mysterious neutron star has been caught behaving like two distinct objects—a radio pulsar and a magnetar.
Pulsar artist's concept
01/03/2017

A Gift of History, a Gift for the Future

The path that the late Nobel laureate Donald Glaser (PhD ’50) cut in the scientific world was distinctively Caltech.
photo of Donald Glaser
06/14/2016

Live webcast: LIGO, Virgo scientists to discuss continued search for gravitational waves

The latest research in the effort to detect gravitational waves will be discussed in a press...
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10/04/2015

Recent Alumnus Adam Jermyn wins 2015 LeRoy Apker Award

Olga Batygin
Adam Jermyn was no stranger to awards or recognition while he was a Caltech undergraduate just...
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