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Caltech Remembers Eugene Parker, 1927ā€“2022
03/18/2022

Caltech Remembers Eugene Parker, 1927ā€“2022

Whitney Clavin
Pioneering astrophysicist Eugene Parker passes away at age 94.
Eugene Parker
Caltech Hosts Largest Quantum Information Conference
03/14/2022

Caltech Hosts Largest Quantum Information Conference

Whitney Clavin
Scientists from around the globe gathered in Pasadena to talk about quantum computers and more.
stock artwork of abstract computer workings
Colossal Black Holes Locked in Dance at Heart of Galaxy
02/23/2022

Colossal Black Holes Locked in Dance at Heart of Galaxy

Whitney Clavin
A sinusoidal light curve spanning 45 years points to the presence of orbiting supermassive black holes at the core of a distant galaxy.
Artwork of two supermassive black holes, one of which has a powerful jet
Caltech Faculty Member and Six Alumni Elected to the National Academy of Engineering
02/22/2022

Caltech Faculty Member and Six Alumni Elected to the National Academy of Engineering

Emily Velasco
Former JPL director Michael Watkins, professor of aerospace and geophysics, is one is 133 new members elected to the NAE this year.
The logo of the National Academy of Engineering
Three Caltech Professors Named 2022 Sloan Fellows
02/15/2022

Three Caltech Professors Named 2022 Sloan Fellows

Whitney Clavin
Three Caltech professors have been awarded 2022 Sloan Research Fellowships.
Katerina Chatziioannou, Maxwell Robb, and Lu Wei
Tinkering with Physics
02/11/2022

Tinkering with Physics

Whitney Clavin
Zach Tobin has made a career out of having fun with gadgets.
Zach Tobin in front of the Rubens' tube demo.
Astronomy Researchers Celebrate Mentors
02/11/2022

Astronomy Researchers Celebrate Mentors

Alyce Torrice
On International Day of Women and Girls in Science, three Caltech researchers share who has inspired them along their personal and professional journey.
split-screen image, woman in glasses and dark teal shirt on left, woman in light teal shirt in a laboratory on right
Caltech Submillimeter Observatory Receives Decommissioning Permit
02/10/2022

Caltech Submillimeter Observatory Receives Decommissioning Permit

Whitney Clavin
Caltech has received the final approval needed to begin decommissioning the Caltech Submillimeter Observatory (CSO) from Maunakea in Hawaiā€˜i.
Caltech Submillimeter Observatory
Caltech Remembers Longtime Mathematics Professor Richard Dean
02/07/2022

Caltech Remembers Longtime Mathematics Professor Richard Dean

Whitney Clavin
Professor of Mathematics, Emeritus, Richard Dean has passed away at the age of 97.
Richard Dean
Puffy Planets Lose Atmospheres, Become Super-Earths
02/03/2022

Puffy Planets Lose Atmospheres, Become Super-Earths

Whitney Clavin
Observations with the Keck and Hubble telescopes find gas escaping from a class of exoplanets called mini-Neptunes.
Illustration of the mini-Neptune TOI 560.01, located 103 light-years away in the Hydra constellation.