05/08/2017 08:05:42
Whitney Clavin
Chemical engineer Konstantinos P. Giapis has figured out a nagging mystery in space—how molecular oxygen is produced on comets.
Diagram showing how molecular oxygen is created
05/02/2017 16:53:37
Lori Dajose
Caltech professors and alumni included among the Academy's new members
Logo of the National Academy of Sciences
04/27/2017 12:18:49
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.
04/24/2017 09:33:46
Caltech rolls out a new Institute magazine, in print and online
Magazine cover
04/20/2017 11:02:49
Ivona Kostadinova
An international team of astronomers has seen the strong cosmic magnification and multiple images of a class of supernova referred to as "standard candles."
04/17/2017 15:31:39
Lori Dajose
On April 4, author Dava Sobel visited Caltech to discuss her latest book, on women in astronomy.
04/14/2017 08:40:55
Whitney Clavin
The Caltech-built Keck Cosmic Web Imager has taken its first look at the cosmos.
W.M. Keck Observatory
04/12/2017 09:10:07
Caltech postdoctoral scholar Siegfried Eggl modeled planets in double-star systems to find out if they could be habitable.
artist's concept
03/29/2017 10:03:42
Whitney Clavin
In the Exoplanet Technology Laboratory, researchers have been developing new ways to search exoplanets for biosignatures.
TMT
03/23/2017 09:21:48
Lori Dajose
Astronomer Dimitri Mawet will give the April Watson Lecture about directly imaging planets outside of our solar system.
Dimitri Mawet
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