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12/09/2016

Harvey Newman Receives Department of Energy Award

Whitney Clavin
Caltech's Harvey Newman has been granted a lifetime achievement award by the Department of Energy (DOE), Office of High Energy Physics.
Harvey Newman
11/30/2016

LIGO Resumes Search for Gravitational Waves

Whitney Clavin
The twin detectors of LIGO have resumed their search for gravitational waves.
aerial photo of the LIGO facility in Hanford, Washington
11/22/2016

Three from Caltech Elected as AAAS Fellows

Lorinda Dajose
LIGO scientists and a synthetic biology professor are recognized for their efforts in advancing science.
the words
11/21/2016

New Clues Emerge in 30-Year-Old Superconductor Mystery

Whitney Clavin
Researchers are taking steps toward cracking the puzzle of how high-temperature superconductors work.
artistic representation of data
11/17/2016

Bright Radio Bursts Probe Universe's Hidden Matter

Lorinda Dajose
The detection of the most luminous fast radio burst to date brings new insights into the cosmic web between galaxies.
Dynamic spectrum of the FRB
11/16/2016

Manipulating Quantum Order

Kathy Svitil
Researchers have combined magnetic fields and large pressures to induce exotic states of matter, and to nudge them between types of quantum order.
graphic showing electrons and magnetic moments of atoms
11/11/2016

Art Inspired by Astronomy on Display at Caltech

Whitney Clavin
The frustrations of an 18th-century astronomer inspire a modern-day artist.
art exhibit at Caltech
10/28/2016

Practical Mathematics: An Interview with Andrew Stuart

Robert Perkins
New faculty member Andrew Stuart uses mathematics to study basic questions about how to interface sophisticated mathematical models with data.
Andrew Stuart
10/24/2016

Third Round of BRAIN Funding

Lorinda Dajose
The National Institutes of Health has awarded grants to six Caltech professors as part of the BRAIN Initiative.
Design of brain
10/19/2016

Curious Tilt of the Sun Traced to Undiscovered Planet

Robert Perkins
"Planet Nine," which may lurk beyond Neptune, may be the reason that the solar system's planets orbit at a six-degree angle with respect to the sun.
artistic rendering of Planet Nine