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07/01/2016

Caltech Scientists Discuss Jupiter's Mysteries

Lorinda Dajose
In anticipation of Juno's arrival at Jupiter on July 4, three Caltech faculty share thoughts on the planet, the mission, and the solar system.
06/28/2016

In Memoriam, Simon "Si" Ramo, 1913‑2016

Alumnus and life member of the Board of Trustees Simon "Si" Ramo (PhD '36), a founding giant of the aerospace industry and chief architect of the nation's intercontinental ballistic missile system, passed away on June 27, 2016. He was 103.
06/20/2016

2016 Distinguished Alumnus: Neil Gehrels (PhD '82, Physics)

Gehrels received the award for his scientific leadership in the study of gamma-ray bursts as well as for his significant contributions to high-energy astrophysics, infrared astronomy, and instrument development.
photo of Neil Gehrels
06/20/2016

Newborn Exoplanet Discovered Around Young Star

Lorinda Dajose
The discovery of an exoplanet that is essentially still in its infancy is an important step to understanding how planets, including the Earth, form.
06/15/2016

Gravitational Waves Detected from Second Pair of Colliding Black Holes

The LIGO Scientific Collaboration and the Virgo collaboration identify a second gravitational wave event in the data from Advanced LIGO detectors.
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 briefing on Wednesday, June 15.
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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06/14/2016

Prebiotic Molecule Detected in Interstellar Cloud

Lorinda Dajose
For the first time, a chiral molecule has been detected outside of our solar system. The discovery is an important step to understanding the origins of life.
06/09/2016

Shou Receives Fellowship for Graduate Studies in Germany

Lorinda Dajose
Senior Laura Shou has received a Graduate Study Scholarship to pursue a master's degree in Germany.
06/08/2016

The Next Big Thing

Nehaly Shah
We talked to a handful of undergraduate and graduate students prior to commencement to find out what they think will be the next big thing in science and engineering and how their plans after graduation reflect those ideas.