Articles Tagged with "astronomy"

Astronomy News

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
New professor of astronomy Andrew Howard discusses the diversity of exoplanets and the search for an Earth-like world.
Whitney Clavin
Caltech alumnus Jerry Nelson was the principal designer for the W. M. Keck Observatory—the world's largest observatory atop Mauna Kea in Hawaii.
Whitney Clavin
Caltech space artists Robert Hurt and Tim Pyle help scientists imagine the exotic landscapes of other worlds.

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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.
Manan Arya (PhD ’16) had a space problem with a novel solution.
Lori Dajose
Caltech professors and alumni included among the Academy's new members
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.
Caltech rolls out a new Institute magazine, in print and online
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."
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