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Caltech is proceeding to decommission the Caltech Submillimeter Observatory (CSO) on Hawaii Island's Maunakea. CSO began operations in 1987 and ceased scientific observations in September 2015.
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.
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.
Whitney Clavin
A new video highlights Caltech professor Ed Stone, the only person ever to have held the position of project scientist for NASA's Voyager mission.

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Lori Dajose
NuSTAR will use the upcoming total solar eclipse to learn about the mysteries of the sun
Whitney Clavin
Jet material ejected from a black hole is magnified in new observations from Caltech's Owens Valley Radio Observatory.
Robert Perkins
Key figures from the Voyager mission participated in a panel discussion and screening of the new documentary "The Farthest—Voyager In Space" on July 29.
Whitney Clavin
LIGO's chief engineer honored for his role in developing gravitational-wave detectors.
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