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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
08/20/2018

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
08/07/2018

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
08/01/2018

Program Brings Area High School Students, Teachers into Caltech Labs

Jon Nalick
Summer Research Connection promotes curiosity, scientific literacy, and research skills.
Maggie Higginbotham, a 10th-grade student at Blair High School in Pasadena, opens an incubator shaker to reveal cultures of bacteria used to produce gas vesicles for research.
07/06/2018

Yanbei Chen Named Simons Investigator

Whitney Clavin
Professor of Physics Yanbei Chen has been named a Simons Investigator for his work on gravitational-wave physics.
Yanbei Chen
06/20/2018

Clues to Solar Cell Efficiency Found at Atomic Level

Robert Perkins
Marco Bernardi and David Hsieh rule out a commonly held belief about a promising solar cell material
Solar cells
05/24/2018

String Theorist Wins Hamburg Prize

Whitney Clavin
The 2018 Hamburg Prize goes to Hirosi Ooguri and comes with a three-day symposium in his honor.
Hirosi Ooguri
05/16/2018

A Centennial Celebration for Richard Feynman

Whitney Clavin
A two-day celebration honored Richard Feynman—the explorer, teacher, and seer.
Feynman 100 logo
04/04/2018

Remembering Richard Feynman

Whitney Clavin
On May 11 and 12, Caltech will celebrate the memorable Richard Feynman with a two-day event that includes some of the world's top physicists.
Richard Feynman
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