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Bright Radio Bursts Probe Hidden Matter
11/17/2016

Bright Radio Bursts Probe 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
Manipulating Quantum Order
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
Art Inspired by Astronomy on Display
11/11/2016

Art Inspired by Astronomy on Display

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

Faculty Profile: 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
Third Round of BRAIN Funding
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
Planet 9 Tied to Sun's Tilt
10/19/2016

Planet 9 Tied to Sun's Tilt

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
The City of Astronomy
10/13/2016

The City of Astronomy

Lorinda Dajose
From October 16–22, Caltech and nine other institutions are participating in Pasadena Astronomy Week to celebrate the city's rich history in astronomy.
image of the Crab nebula
SURF Seminar Day 2016
10/12/2016

SURF Seminar Day 2016

Lorinda Dajose
On October 15, students will present their research at the annual SURF Seminar Day.
graphic of three human silhouettes and two torches
Building Blocks of Life's Building Blocks
10/12/2016

Building Blocks of Life's Building Blocks

Thanks to data from the Herschel Space Observatory, astronomers better understand how molecules form that are necessary for building other chemicals essential for life.
Orion Nebula as seen by Herschel
Caltech's first Nobel recipient, Robert A. Millikan
10/11/2016

Caltech's first Nobel recipient, Robert A. Millikan

Caltech Archives highlights the Institute's first Nobel recipient, Robert A. Millikan
Robert A. Millikan