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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
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
09/17/2018

Caltech to Celebrate National Postdoc Appreciation Week September 17–21

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

Superfast Jet Observed Streaming Away from Stellar Collision

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
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
08/23/2018

Solved! Caltech Researcher Helps Crack Decades-Old Math Problem

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

15 Years in Space for NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope

The Spitzer Space Telescope is celebrating 15 years of discoveries, including exoplanets, distant galaxies and even a new ring around Saturn.
Spitzer Space Telescope
08/20/2018

Long and Winding Road: A Conversation 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
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
08/07/2018

Caltech High Energy Physics group honors Charlie Peck in naming ceremony

The High Energy Physics (HEP) group in the Division of Physics, Mathematics and...
Maria, Ryan and Dr.Peck's Widow together in front of the controls