Astrophysics News

03/17/2006

For the Record: Remarks of Fred Kavli at Building Dedication for Kavli Institute for Particle Astrophysics and Cosmology, SLAC/Stanford University

Fred Kavli's remarks at the building dedication ceremony for the Kavli Institute for Particle Astrophysics and Cosmology.

12/16/2005

Kavli Foundation to Sponsor Frontiers of Science
The Kavli Foundation and the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) have joined forces through a $5 million gift from the Foundation to support the NAS's Frontiers of Science symposia.

10/14/2005

MIT Kavli Scientist Leads Work on X-ray Imaging Spectrometer

X-ray cameras designed by MIT astrophysicists are a key component of a new instrument aboard an orbiting Japanese observatory,

10/06/2005

Kavli Scientist Leads Effort to Solve Mystery of Short Gamma Ray Bursts

An international team of astronomers led by MIT announced Oct. 5 that it has solved the mystery of the origin of short gamma-ray bursts.

10/06/2004

MIT's Wilczek Wins 2004 Nobel Prize in Physics

Professor Frank Wilczek, MIT's Herman Feshbach Professor of Physics, has won the 2004 Nobel Prize in physics for a "colorful" discovery in the world of quarks.

08/03/2004

Kavli Gift Brightens Study of Dark Energy

MIT research on the most exciting questions in astrophysics and space science has been recognized by a $7.5 million gift from the Kavli Foundation that will jumpstart new studies of the cosmos.

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