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Researchers from Caltech and the University of Southern California (USC) report the first application of quantum computing to a physics problem.
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.
Award honors their "decisive contributions to the LIGO detector and the observation of gravitational waves."
The LIGO Scientific Collaboration and the Virgo collaboration report the first joint detection of gravitational waves with both the LIGO and Virgo detectors.
The Archives' most recent additions are interviews with Ahmed Zewail, the late Pauling Professor of Chemistry and professor of physics who died in August of 2016, and Harry Gray, the Beckman Professor of Chemistry.
Jon Nalick
The weekly science and technology talks will be presented each Thursday through August 3.
Whitney Clavin
Newest LIGO observation provides clues about the spins, and possible origins, of binary black holes.
Whitney Clavin
First 3-D quantum liquid crystals may have applications in quantum computing.
Lori Dajose
Rapidly varying temperatures have been measured on the ultrafast streams of gas emanating from around a black hole.
Kip Thorne talks about the years leading up to LIGO’s first detection of gravitational waves.

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Judy Hill
For the handful of students in Caltech's legendary Physics 11 seminar, jumping over hurdles is just the beginning.
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