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Kavli News

11/11/2008

Brain cells can adopt a new chemical code in response to cues from the outside world, scientists working with tadpoles at the University of California, San Diego report.

10/17/2008

KISN at NTNU has been awarded a grant of NOK 20 million (over 3 million US) from the European Research Council (ERC).

09/22/2008

Edvard and May-Britt Moser share the Erik K Fernström Foundation's Nordic prize of SEK 1 million. 

09/15/2008

KIPAC Director Roger Blandford will chair the next National Academy of Sciences decadal survey of astronomy and astrophysics, Astro2010.

09/09/2008

In a ceremony at Oslo Concert Hall, seven pioneering researchers were honored as the first Kavli Prize laureates.

08/27/2008

A powerful collision of galaxy clusters has been captured by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope and Chandra X-ray Observatory. 

08/26/2008

The inaugural year of The Kavli Prize will be celebrated in Norway with a special ceremony that features H.R.H. Crown Prince Haakon Magnus presenting the prize to the seven Kavli laureates.

08/26/2008

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and NASA announced today that the Gamma-Ray Large Area Space Telescope (GLAST) has revealed its first all-sky map in gamma rays.

08/13/2008

Joseph G. Polchinski, permanent member of KITP has been awarded the 2008 Dirac Medal by the International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP).

08/11/2008

The tiny cilia found on brain cells of mammals, thought to be vestiges of a primeval past, may actually play a critical role in relaying molecular signals that spur creation of neurons.

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