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12/07/2018

Building the Next-Generation Data Networks Needed for High Energy Physics

Caltech’s High Energy Physics and network teams collaborate with partners to develop computer networks for "big data" science projects.
Illustration of a global network of computers.
11/27/2018

Caltech's David Reitze Named 2018 AAAS Fellow

Whitney Clavin
In addition to David Reitze, two JPL-ers have been named 2018 AAAS fellows.
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11/21/2018

Helping Shape the FUTURE of Women Scientists

Whitney Clavin
Women from a host of different institutions gathered at Caltech for help navigating graduate school admissions.
Photo from FUTURE event
10/17/2018

Rana Adhikari and Maksym Radziwill Honored with 2019 New Horizons Prizes

Whitney Clavin
Caltech professors are honored for their work on detecting gravitational waves and number theory.
Breakthrough Prize website image
10/11/2018

Dying Star Emits a Whisper

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
10/10/2018

How the Seeds of Planets Take Shape

Whitney Clavin
A new class of dust and gas instabilities helps explain planet formation and other phenomena on Earth and in space.
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09/25/2018

Caltech Awarded Federal Funding for Quantum Research

Whitney Clavin
Caltech scientists have won federal grants for research in quantum computing, quantum networks, and more.
Computer chip illustration
08/28/2018

Higgs Boson Observed in Haystack of Quarks

New observations from CERN show the Higgs boson decaying into pairs of bottom quarks.
CMS
08/23/2018

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
08/20/2018

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