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What is quantum entanglement?
04/14/2022

What is quantum entanglement?

Whitney Clavin
On World Quantum Day, find out how four Caltech physicists define the hard-to-explain concept at the core of quantum science and technologies.
Purple filtered image of two particles connected with a glowing line
Quantum in the Classroom
04/13/2022

Quantum in the Classroom

Whitney Clavin
For World Quantum Day, Caltech and partners introduce quantum lessons for teachers and their students.
Screenshot from quantum chess showing two kings in superposition.
Putting Tried-and-True Theories to the Test
04/12/2022

Putting Tried-and-True Theories to the Test

Whitney Clavin
Katerina Chatziioannou talks about the space-distorting environments of neutron stars.
Katerina Chatziioannou
American Institute of Mathematics Moves to Caltech
03/24/2022

American Institute of Mathematics Moves to Caltech

Whitney Clavin
New partnership will boost collaborations, outreach efforts, and more.
Photo of a workshop at AIM.
Ask a Caltech Expert: John Preskill on Quantum Computers
03/23/2022

Ask a Caltech Expert: John Preskill on Quantum Computers

Whitney Clavin
Learn about the intense interest surrounding quantum computers and accelerated efforts to build them.
purple filtered image of quantum machine and black hole
Exoplanet Count Tops 5,000
03/21/2022

Exoplanet Count Tops 5,000

Whitney Clavin
Jessie Christiansen of NASA's Exoplanet Archive discusses the latest milestone.
Jessie Christiansen
Caltech Remembers Eugene Parker, 1927–2022
03/18/2022

Caltech Remembers Eugene Parker, 1927–2022

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