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Caltech to Celebrate National Postdoc Appreciation Week September 17–21

Jon Nalick
Events will honor contributions postdocs make to research.
members of the Caltech Postdoc Association hold a banner for Postdoc Appreciation Week.

Superfast Jet Observed Streaming Away from Stellar Collision

Elise Cutts
An international team of researchers, including two Caltech scientists, observed a superfast jet of material from a neutron star collision.
Artist's impression of neutron star merger

Higgs Boson Observed in Haystack of Quarks

New observations from CERN show the Higgs boson decaying into pairs of bottom quarks.

Solved! Caltech Researcher Helps Crack Decades-Old Math Problem

Whitney Clavin
Spiros Michalakis and Matthew Hastings solve a lingering mathematical physics problem with implications for quantum physics as a whole.
Spiros Michalakis

15 Years in Space for NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope

The Spitzer Space Telescope is celebrating 15 years of discoveries, including exoplanets, distant galaxies and even a new ring around Saturn.
Spitzer Space Telescope

Long and Winding Road: A Conversation with String Theory Pioneer

Whitney Clavin
John Schwarz talks about ups and downs in the development of string theory and where it might go in the future.
John Schwarz

Caltech Astronomer Wins 2018 Robert J. Trumpler Award

Whitney Clavin
BJ Fulton, a staff scientist at NASA's Exoplanet Science Institute at Caltech, has won an Astronomical Society for the Pacific award.
BJ Fulton

Caltech High Energy Physics group honors Charlie Peck in naming ceremony

The High Energy Physics (HEP) group in the Division of Physics, Mathematics and...
Maria, Ryan and Dr.Peck's Widow together in front of the controls

Caltech scientists have made the first radio-telescope detection of a planetary-mass object beyond our solar system

Olga Batygin
The object is around a dozen times more massive than Jupiter, is a surprisingly strong...
Orange planet with magnetic blue field at North

Spacecraft to Speed Through Sun's Atmosphere and Snag Solar Wind

Whitney Clavin
Caltech and partners built an instrument that will capture high-speed solar particles hurtling toward Earth.
Jamie Rankin
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