Tag Archives: California Institute of Technology

06Nov/17

Deep sleep: Even jellyfish need their slumber

PASADENA, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES (CALTECH) – A brainless, spineless, pulsating organism has a key behaviour in common with humans: sleep. Continue reading

12Feb/16
Einstein's gravitational waves

Einstein’s gravitational waves detected in scientific milestone

Scientists say they can now “hear the universe” at a news conference in which they confirmed they have detected gravitational waves, a landmark discovery.

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10Feb/16
The BICEP2 telescope in Antarctica

Ripple effect: scientists await word on gravitational waves

A century after Albert Einstein proposed their existence, there are ripples of excitement in the scientific community about possible confirmation of existence of gravitational waves, a discovery that could open a new window on the universe.

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17Sep/15

Seismologist warns of aftershocks and tsunamis in wake of 8.3 earthquake

Following an 8.3 earthquake off the coast of Chile, Caltech seismologist says that affected regions must remain vigilant for aftershocks and tsunamis or if it turns out to be a foreshock of a larger seismic event.

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