Olga Batygin

The object is around a dozen times more massive than Jupiter, is a surprisingly strong magnetic powerhouse and traveling through space unaccompanied by any parent star.

brown planet with blue aura at north pole
Whitney Clavin
Pasadena will be hopping with space events the week of July 14-22.
Whitney Clavin
Three members of the Caltech faculty are among this year's Sloan Research Fellows.
Whitney Clavin
Scientists are investigating the nature of planetary-mass bodies that orbit stars, finding new clues to their origins.
Whitney Clavin
A new video highlights Caltech professor Ed Stone, the only person ever to have held the position of project scientist for NASA's Voyager mission.
Robert Perkins
Key figures from the Voyager mission participated in a panel discussion and screening of the new documentary "The Farthest—Voyager In Space" on July 29.
The Voyager spacecraft will celebrate 40 years in space this August and September.
Robert Perkins
Now a decade old, Caltech's Information Science and Technology initiative is uniting disciplines across campus by offering new and more effective ways of tackling previously intractable challenges.
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.
Lori Dajose
In anticipation of Juno's arrival at Jupiter on July 4, three Caltech faculty share thoughts on the planet, the mission, and the solar system.
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