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.
Data from the Caltech-led GALEX mission allowed researchers to study the flares from cool dwarf stars.
Whitney Clavin
Newest LIGO observation provides clues about the spins, and possible origins, of binary black holes.
Whitney Clavin
Caltech researchers have developed a new type of brain probe based on optical communication technology.
Caltech rolls out a new Institute magazine, in print and online
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