Research News

10/11/2018 11:30:11
Lori Dajose
The unexpectedly gentle death of a massive star suggests that it was being robbed by a dense companion lurking out of sight.
Three panels illustrating the life of a supernova
10/08/2018 09:47:19
Lori Dajose
Caltech researchers show how sound can retroactively induce an optical illusion.
10/05/2018 12:41:00
The Voyager 2 spacecraft may be getting close to edge of vast bubble around the sun.
Graphic of Voyager 1 and 2
10/01/2018 09:48:42
Emily Velasco
Caltech researchers explore the choice overload effect, a phenomenon that hampers the brain's ability to make a decision when there are too many options.
A cartoon sketch of a man standing confused in front of shelves with many items.
09/26/2018 15:32:22
Superconducting metamaterial shows promise for quantum computing.
Metamaterial
09/26/2018 10:55:13
Robert Perkins
Amazon Web Services is helping Caltech to create a local "critical mass" of artificial intelligence researchers.
AWS center
09/21/2018 17:20:03
Lori Dajose
Caltech researchers have developed a "toolkit" of proteins that can be assembled, like Legos, in various ways to one day treat diseases.
09/20/2018 11:09:20
Robert Perkins
New experiments could explain one of the most unusual features of the core-mantle boundary.
Anvil
09/12/2018 17:15:36
Robert Perkins
Researchers use drones to make 3-D maps of an island to study the microbial mats that exist there.
09/12/2018 09:20:26
Emily Velasco
A new study shows that people can separate corrupt politicians from clean ones by simply looking at portraits of the politicians.
A politician stands on a stage in front of a large crowd taking an oath of office. His fingers are crossed behind his back
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