Advancing Basic Science for Humanity
Director of Communications
The Kavli Foundation
The National Academy of Engineering celebrated the life of Charles M. Vest.
Scientists debate whether such higher-order processes as consciousness and morality have their own real estate in the brain.
A new study describes what are known as "Black Widow" pulsars, neutron stars that destroy their binary mate.
Eli Yablonovitch of the Materials Sciences Division, and a member of the Kavli Energy NanoSciences Institute at Berkeley, has received the 2014 Rank Prize in Optoelectronics.
The 2014 Rossi Prize has been awarded to three researchers for their discovery in gamma rays of the large, unanticipated galactic structure now called the “Fermi bubbles.”
Self-organizing robots inspired by termite colonies demonstrate swarm-like intelligence
Cuttlefish may offer model for bioinspired human camouflage and color-changing products.
Alex Zettl of the Materials Sciences Division, and a member of the Kavli Energy NanoSciences Institute at Berkeley, has won the 2013 Foresight Institute Feynman Prize for a Nanotechnology Experiment.
New findings raise questions about the nature of dark matter particles.
Scientists have developed a new technique for determining the mass of exoplanets, using only their transit signal — dips in light as a planet passes in front of its star.