Whitney Clavin
Scientists are investigating the nature of planetary-mass bodies that orbit stars, finding new clues to their origins.
Whitney Clavin
The latest workhorse camera at Palomar Observatory will scan the majority of the night sky every night, looking for cosmic events as they happen.
Astronomers using NASA's NuSTAR mission have gained new clues in black hole mystery.
Researchers from Caltech and the University of Southern California (USC) report the first application of quantum computing to a physics problem.
Kathy Svitil
After being alerted to a gravitational-wave event by LIGO and its European counterpart Virgo, thousands of scientists across the globe looked at a patch of sky and saw the aftermath of a neutron star collision, marking the first time such an event has been observed with both gravitational-wave and conventional astronomy.
Discovery marks first cosmic event observed in both gravitational waves and light.
The LIGO Scientific Collaboration and the Virgo collaboration report the first joint detection of gravitational waves with both the LIGO and Virgo detectors.
Whitney Clavin
Jet material ejected from a black hole is magnified in new observations from Caltech's Owens Valley Radio Observatory.
Whitney Clavin
“Researchers develop new algorithm for quantum computers.”
Whitney Clavin
In a new Caltech-led study, researchers have classified exoplanets in much the same way that biologists identify new animal species.
Whitney Clavin
Caltech space artists Robert Hurt and Tim Pyle help scientists imagine the exotic landscapes of other worlds.
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