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Caltech, JPL researchers unveil details on new type of light detector based on superconductivity
10/22/2003

Caltech, JPL researchers unveil details on new type of light detector based on superconductivity

Robert Tindol
A new and improved way to measure light has been unveiled by physicists at the California Institute of Technology and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory. The technology exploits the strange but predictable characteristics of superconductivity, and has a number of properties that should lead to uses in a variety of fields, from medicine to astrophysics.
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Caltech Boasts Silver Medal Winners at the 34th International Physics Olympiad
10/16/2003

Caltech Boasts Silver Medal Winners at the 34th International Physics Olympiad

Deborah Williams-Hedges
The California Institute of Technology adds two silver medals to its list of distinguished honors, won by freshmen Emily Russell and Yernur Rysmagambetov, at the 34th International Physics Olympiad in Taiwan.
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Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation awards $17.5 million for Thirty-Meter Telescope plans
10/16/2003

Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation awards $17.5 million for Thirty-Meter Telescope plans

Robert Tindol
The dream of a giant optical telescope to improve our understanding of the universe and its origin has moved a step closer to reality today. The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation awarded $17.5 million to fund a detailed design study of the Thirty-Meter Telescope (TMT). This new grant allows the California Institute of Technology and its partner, the University of California, to proceed with formulating detailed construction plans for the telescope.
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Infrared space-based astronomy on front burner for Caltech employees at the SIRTF Science Center
09/17/2003

Infrared space-based astronomy on front burner for Caltech employees at the SIRTF Science Center

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Caltech Student is Awarded Gold Medal at 34th International Physics Olympiad
09/02/2003

Caltech Student is Awarded Gold Medal at 34th International Physics Olympiad

Caltech Communications
Pavel Batrachenko, an Axline scholar and incoming freshman at the California Institute of Technology, was awarded a gold medal at the 34th International Physics Olympiad in Taiwan.
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Gravity Variations Predict Earthquake Behavior
07/31/2003

Gravity Variations Predict Earthquake Behavior

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New Sky Survey Begins at Palomar Observatory
07/29/2003

New Sky Survey Begins at Palomar Observatory

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A Detailed Map of Dark Matter in a Galactic Cluster Reveals How Giant Cosmic Structures Formed
07/17/2003

A Detailed Map of Dark Matter in a Galactic Cluster Reveals How Giant Cosmic Structures Formed

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International Teams Set New Long-range Speed Record with Next-generation Internet Protocol
06/26/2003

International Teams Set New Long-range Speed Record with Next-generation Internet Protocol

Robert Tindol
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Status of women in astronomy to be revisitedduring special AAS conference at Caltech
06/16/2003

Status of women in astronomy to be revisitedduring special AAS conference at Caltech

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