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LIGO Team Receives Cosmology Prize
05/12/2016

LIGO Team Receives Cosmology Prize

Lorinda Dajose
Caltech's Drever and Thorne receive the Gruber Cosmology Prize for their role in discovering gravitational waves.
Ooguri Receives Chunichi Award
05/11/2016

Ooguri Receives Chunichi Award

Robert Perkins
Hirosi Ooguri, the Fred Kavli Professor of Theoretical Physics and Mathematics and founding director of the Walter Burke Institute for Theoretical Physics, will be the 2016 recipient of the Chunichi Cultural Award.
In Memoriam: Tom M. Apostol
05/09/2016

In Memoriam: Tom M. Apostol

Lorinda Dajose
Tom M. Apostol, professor of mathematics, emeritus, passed away on May 8, 2016. He was 92.
LIGO Team Awarded Special Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics
05/03/2016

LIGO Team Awarded Special Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics

The Selection Committee of the Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics has announced a Special Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics recognizing the scientists and engineers who contributed to the detection of gravitational waves by LIGO.
Gift to Spark Powerful New Projects
04/25/2016

Gift to Spark Powerful New Projects

Caltech leaders announced today two new funds that will provide flexible resources to support top priorities and launch bold academic endeavors.
Glitz & Qubits
04/25/2016

Glitz & Qubits

Marcus Woo
The Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics has put Caltech quantum computing and superstring theory experts in the spotlight.
Two from Caltech Elected to AAAS
04/21/2016

Two from Caltech Elected to AAAS

Lorinda Dajose
Hirosi Ooguri and Rob Phillips have been elected as members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
The Transforming World of Neutrinos
04/13/2016

The Transforming World of Neutrinos

Lorinda Dajose
The first results from NOvA, an experiment studying fundamental questions in neutrino physics.
JPL News: The Mystery of Migrating "Hot Jupiters"
03/28/2016

JPL News: The Mystery of Migrating "Hot Jupiters"

How do some gas giant planets end up so feverishly close to their stars? NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope finds new clues.
Students and Postdocs Helped Make Sure LIGO Was Listening
03/22/2016

Students and Postdocs Helped Make Sure LIGO Was Listening

Kimm Fesenmaier
A number of Caltech graduate students and postdocs played pivotal roles in getting the twin LIGO interferometers operating with the sensitivity to detect the first signals of gravitational waves.