The Curiosity rover has found new evidence that Mars could have supported ancient life.
Scientists from NASA's Juno mission describe the ways in which lightning on Jupiter is actually analogous to Earth's lightning.
Lori Dajose
Surprisingly, a quintessential equation of quantum mechanics emerges while studying astronomical disks of orbiting material.
Whitney Clavin
Three members of the Caltech faculty are among this year's Sloan Research Fellows.
Whitney Clavin
Scientists are investigating the nature of planetary-mass bodies that orbit stars, finding new clues to their origins.
Lori Dajose
Caltech professors and alumni included among the Academy's new members
Caltech rolls out a new Institute magazine, in print and online
Robert Perkins
"Planet Nine," which may lurk beyond Neptune, may be the reason that the solar system's planets orbit at a six-degree angle with respect to the sun.
Lori Dajose
Caltech's partnership with NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory has made possible countless discoveries about our universe. Current Caltech faculty are participants on 12 missions.
Lori Dajose
For the first time, a chiral molecule has been detected outside of our solar system. The discovery is an important step to understanding the origins of life.
Kimm Fesenmaier
The giant planet, discovered through mathematical modeling and computer simulations, is nicknamed Planet Nine and traces a bizarre, highly elongated orbit in the outer solar system.
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