Lori Oliwenstein
Caltech celebrated its 62nd Annual Service and Impact Awards on Thursday, June 1, 2017, honoring 397 staff members.
NASA's Cassini spacecraft is back in contact with Earth after its successful first-ever dive through the narrow gap between the planet Saturn and its rings.
Caltech rolls out a new Institute magazine, in print and online
Caltech postdoctoral scholar Siegfried Eggl modeled planets in double-star systems to find out if they could be habitable.
NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has revealed the first known system of seven Earth-size planets around a single star. Three of these planets are firmly located in the habitable zone, the area around the parent star where a rocky planet is most likely to have liquid water.
A planet and a star are having a tumultuous romance that can be detected from 370 light-years away.
iillustration of a blue planet near a yellow sun
The supernova SN 2014C dramatically changed in appearance over the course of a year, surprising astronomers.
Whitney Clavin
A Caltech team has designed and built a new imaging spectrograph to map streams of gas that feed forming galaxies.
A mysterious neutron star has been caught behaving like two distinct objects—a radio pulsar and a magnetar.
Lori Dajose
From October 16–22, Caltech and nine other institutions are participating in Pasadena Astronomy Week to celebrate the city's rich history in astronomy.
Lori Dajose
Caltech's partnership with NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory has made possible countless discoveries about our universe. Current Caltech faculty are participants on 12 missions.
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