The 2020 Nobel Prize in physics was awarded Oct. 6 to Caltech Alum and professor of Astrophysics at UCLA, Andrea Ghez for the discovery of a supermassive compact object at the center of our galaxy. Einstein’s theory of relativity ignited curiosity and mass research into the true nature of supermassive compact objects deforming into black holes. Research that decades later would eventually prove the presence of a black hole residing at the center of the Milky Way Galaxy. “This is incredibly well-deserved recognition for Andrea’s …
Good coffee and company at Ginger Corner Market
A three minute drive from PCC, Ginger Corner Market is an excellent choice when looking for either a place to study at or a place to enjoy a small meal. Right next to Grant Park on the corner of Blanche and Michigan, Ginger Corner Market has sat on the intersection for the past five years and continues to bring in regulars as well as new faces. Upon entering, the first thing that could be heard was the sound of Soundgarden’s “Black Hole Sun” and store …
Inspiration propels pianist to pinnacle performance
As his hands move swiftly and confidently across the familiar 88 piano keys, PCC student Jesse Reyes is only looking for two things: to perform his best and let all that hard work pay off.
First ever astronomy festival launched in Pasadena
From the eight diverse planets of the solar system, to the unique constellations coloring the Milky Way’s night sky, the universe is an infinity of unknowns. Scientists in the astronomy niche are constantly studying for new discoveries about these distant wonders.
Worby and MUSE/IQUE close Summer of Sound
Artistic Director Rachael Worby led the MUSE/IQUE orchestra on Saturday night to perform the final instalment of the Summer of Sound Series at California Institute of Technology.