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Caltech Awarded Federal Funding for Quantum Research
09/25/2018

Caltech Awarded Federal Funding for Quantum Research

Whitney Clavin
Caltech scientists have won federal grants for research in quantum computing, quantum networks, and more.
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Palomar's Samuel Oschin Telescope Turns 70
09/24/2018

Palomar's Samuel Oschin Telescope Turns 70

Whitney Clavin
Historic telescope's discoveries include everything from thousands of galaxy clusters to a Pluto-sized object in our solar system.
George Abell at 48-inch telescope
President Rosenbaum Highlights Postdocs as "Unsung Heroes"
09/22/2018

President Rosenbaum Highlights Postdocs as "Unsung Heroes"

In a letter to the Caltech community during Postdoc Appreciation Week, the President emphasizes the role this key group plays at the Institute.
National Postdoc Association Logo
Caltech to Celebrate National Postdoc Appreciation Week
09/17/2018

Caltech to Celebrate National Postdoc Appreciation Week

Jon Nalick
Events will honor contributions postdocs make to research.
members of the Caltech Postdoc Association hold a banner for Postdoc Appreciation Week.
Jet of Near Light Speed Material Observed
09/05/2018

Jet of Near Light Speed Material Observed

Elise Cutts
An international team of researchers, including two Caltech scientists, observed a superfast jet of material from a neutron star collision.
Artist's impression of neutron star merger
Higgs Boson Observed in Haystack of Quarks
08/28/2018

Higgs Boson Observed in Haystack of Quarks

New observations from CERN show the Higgs boson decaying into pairs of bottom quarks.
CMS
Decades-Old Problem in Mathematical Physics Has Been Solved
08/23/2018

Decades-Old Problem in Mathematical Physics Has Been Solved

Whitney Clavin
Spiros Michalakis and Matthew Hastings solve a lingering mathematical physics problem with implications for quantum physics as a whole.
Spiros Michalakis
Spitzer Turns 15
08/22/2018

Spitzer Turns 15

The Spitzer Space Telescope is celebrating 15 years of discoveries, including exoplanets, distant galaxies and even a new ring around Saturn.
Spitzer Space Telescope
Long and Winding Road: Q&A with String Theory Pioneer
08/20/2018

Long and Winding Road: Q&A with String Theory Pioneer

Whitney Clavin
John Schwarz talks about ups and downs in the development of string theory and where it might go in the future.
John Schwarz
Caltech astronomer wins 2018 Robert J. Trumpler Award
08/14/2018

Caltech astronomer wins 2018 Robert J. Trumpler Award

Whitney Clavin
BJ Fulton, a staff scientist at NASA's Exoplanet Science Institute at Caltech, has won an Astronomical Society for the Pacific award.
BJ Fulton