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Long and Winding Road: Q&A with String Theory Pioneer
08/20/2018

Long and Winding Road: Q&A 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
Caltech astronomer wins 2018 Robert J. Trumpler Award
08/14/2018

Caltech astronomer wins 2018 Robert J. Trumpler Award

Whitney Clavin
BJ Fulton, a staff scientist at NASA's Exoplanet Science Institute at Caltech, has won an Astronomical Society for the Pacific award.
BJ Fulton
Caltech High Energy Physics group honors Charlie Peck in naming ceremony
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
Caltech scientists have made the first radio-telescope detection of a planetary-mass object beyond o
08/07/2018

Caltech scientists have made the first radio-telescope detection of a planetary-mass object beyond o

Olga Batygin
The object is around a dozen times more massive than Jupiter, is a surprisingly strong...
Orange planet with magnetic blue field at North
Spacecraft to Speed Through Sun's Atmosphere
08/07/2018

Spacecraft to Speed Through Sun's Atmosphere

Whitney Clavin
Caltech and partners built an instrument that will capture high-speed solar particles hurtling toward Earth.
Jamie Rankin
Bringing High School Students, Teachers into Caltech Labs
08/01/2018

Bringing 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.
"City of Astronomy" to Hosts Space Experts
07/11/2018

"City of Astronomy" to Hosts Space Experts

Whitney Clavin
Pasadena will be hopping with space events the week of July 14-22.
Collage of space images
Yanbei Chen Named Simons Investigator
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
Superstar Eta Carinae Shoots Cosmic Rays
07/03/2018

Superstar Eta Carinae Shoots Cosmic Rays

Data from NuSTAR show that a well-studied luminous star is accelerating particles to high energies.
Picture of Eta Carinae
Von Kármán Lecture Series Comes to Caltech
07/03/2018

Von Kármán Lecture Series Comes to Caltech

The series highlights space missions and technology.
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