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Caltech scientists demonstratecompact silica laser
02/07/2002

Caltech scientists demonstratecompact silica laser

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First gamma burst detected by new NASA satellite is pinpointed at Palomar Observatory
11/07/2001

First gamma burst detected by new NASA satellite is pinpointed at Palomar Observatory

Robert Tindol
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Physicist Awarded Prize for Development of Superstring Theory
11/06/2001

Physicist Awarded Prize for Development of Superstring Theory

For his pioneering work in superstring theory, John Schwarz, the Harold Brown Professor of Theoretical Physics, has been awarded the 2002 Dannie Heineman Prize for Mathematical Physics
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International team uses powerful cosmic lensto find galactic building block in early universe
10/05/2001

International team uses powerful cosmic lensto find galactic building block in early universe

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Astronomers detect evidence of time when universe emerged from "Dark Ages"
08/06/2001

Astronomers detect evidence of time when universe emerged from "Dark Ages"

Robert Tindol
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Brightest Quasars Inhabit Galaxies withStar-Forming Gas Clouds, Scientists Discover
06/04/2001

Brightest Quasars Inhabit Galaxies withStar-Forming Gas Clouds, Scientists Discover

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New Analysis of BOOMERANG Data Uncovers Harmonics of Early Universe
04/30/2001

New Analysis of BOOMERANG Data Uncovers Harmonics of Early Universe

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Distant Massive Explosion Reveals a Hidden Stellar Factory
04/04/2001

Distant Massive Explosion Reveals a Hidden Stellar Factory

Robert Tindol
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Caltech Physicist Awarded Sakurai Prize
04/02/2001

Caltech Physicist Awarded Sakurai Prize

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Caltech Professor Receives American Astronomical Society's Highest Honor
03/15/2001

Caltech Professor Receives American Astronomical Society's Highest Honor

Deborah Williams-Hedges
The American Astronomical Society (AAS) has awarded Wallace L. W. Sargent, the Ira S. Bowen Professor of Astronomy at the California Institute of Technology and former director of Palomar Observatory, with the AAS's highest honor, the Henry Norris Russell Lectureship. This honor, which is given annually by the AAS, recognizes "a lifetime of eminence in astronomical research."
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