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New Look at Jet Material from a Black Hole
08/15/2017

New Look at Jet Material from a Black Hole

Whitney Clavin
Jet material ejected from a black hole is magnified in new observations from Caltech's Owens Valley Radio Observatory.
Image of OVRO
The Farthest—Voyager in Space
08/04/2017

The Farthest—Voyager in Space

Robert Perkins
Key figures from the Voyager mission participated in a panel discussion and screening of the new documentary "The Farthest—Voyager In Space" on July 29.
Farthest teaser
NASA's Voyager Spacecraft Still Reaching for the Stars
07/31/2017

NASA's Voyager Spacecraft Still Reaching for the Stars

The Voyager spacecraft will celebrate 40 years in space this August and September.
Artist's concept of Voyager
LIGO's Dennis Coyne Receives American Astronomical Society Award
07/27/2017

LIGO's Dennis Coyne Receives American Astronomical Society Award

Whitney Clavin
LIGO's chief engineer honored for his role in developing gravitational-wave detectors.
Dennis Coyne
Designing Computer Software of the Future
07/25/2017

Designing Computer Software of the Future

Whitney Clavin
“Researchers develop new algorithm for quantum computers.”
Computer chip illustration
Innovation Speaker Series Highlights Inspiring Researchers, Technologists
07/14/2017

Innovation Speaker Series Highlights Inspiring Researchers, Technologists

Jon Nalick
The weekly science and technology talks will be presented each Thursday through August 3.
Sean Carroll, research professor of physics at Caltech, recently spoke on physics and cosmology as part of the Innovation Speaker Series.
Hidden Stars May Make Planets Appear Smaller
07/11/2017

Hidden Stars May Make Planets Appear Smaller

New research from Elise Furlan of Caltech is helping to determine the true density of planets.
Cartoon of sun and planet
Nick Scoville Wins Prestigious Astronomy Prize
07/10/2017

Nick Scoville Wins Prestigious Astronomy Prize

Whitney Clavin
Nick Scoville, who led the COSMOS sky survey for its first 10 years, has been awarded the 2017 Bruce Medal.
Nick Scoville
ASCIT and GSC Honor Excellence in Teaching
06/29/2017

ASCIT and GSC Honor Excellence in Teaching

ASCIT and GSC annual awards celebrate outstanding professors and TAs.
Rob Phillips giving a Bi 1 lecture.
David Tirrell Named Caltech Provost
06/29/2017

David Tirrell Named Caltech Provost

Shayna Chabner McKinney
An accomplished researcher, academic leader, and longtime Caltech community member, Tirrell will become the chief academic officer
David Tirrell