Higgs Boson Observed in Haystack of Quarks

New observations from CERN show the Higgs boson decaying into pairs of bottom quarks.

Solved! Caltech Researcher Helps Crack Decades-Old Math Problem

Spiros Michalakis and Matthew Hastings solve a lingering mathematical physics problem with implications for quantum physics as a whole.

15 Years in Space for NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope

The Spitzer Space Telescope is celebrating 15 years of discoveries, including exoplanets, distant galaxies and even a new ring around Saturn.

Fox Stanton Track Reopens on South Field

The new polyurethane surface is now softer and safer for athletes.

JPL News: NASA's InSight Passes Halfway to Mars, Instruments Check In

The InSight spacecraft has passed the halfway point on its journey to the Red Planet.

Student-Built Satellite Telescope Prepares for Space

The reconfigurable space telescope approaches a conclusion—and a launch

Caltech Astronomer Wins 2018 Robert J. Trumpler Award

BJ Fulton, a staff scientist at NASA's Exoplanet Science Institute at Caltech, has won an Astronomical Society for the Pacific award.

Understanding the Enzyme that Enables Bacteria to Breathe Arsenic

Determining the chemical structure of an enzyme that enables microbes to breathe arsenic compounds provides insight into how bacteria contribute to arsenic poisoning.

Animation Based on Satellite Data Shows SoCal "Breathing" Water

Satellite radar data shows how the ground beneath SoCal rises and falls over annual and decadal time scales with the pumping in and out of groundwater.

JPL News: New Satellite Map Shows Ground Deformation After Indonesian Quake

Satellite data reveals ground deformation following a 6.9-magnitude earthquake in Indonesia.


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