Kavli News

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.

07/08/2008

Lithographic technology, used in the manufacture of computer chips and other electronic devices, to make finer patterns of lines over larger areas than have been possible with other methods.

06/27/2008

After its launch into orbit, KIPAC Director Roger Blandford discusses the importance and expectations of the Gamma-ray Large Area Space Telescope.

06/17/2008

Researchers now report that they can use this gamma ray radiation to infer the number of small asteroids in different groups of small solar system bodies.

06/03/2008

The team operating the Laser Interferometer Gravity-wave Observatory (LIGO) reported that the pulsar at the center of the Crab Nebula must have an extremely smooth surface.

05/07/2008

Fred Kavli and The Kavli Foundation have made a pledge of $7.5 million to KIPAC the for an endowment that will support the institute's s research programs.

04/22/2008

The naming of the first Kavli honorees will begin the World Science Summit, a single-day, invitation-only event at Columbia University designed to lead off the World Science Festival.

04/17/2008

UC Irvine Kavli Professor Michael Prather will head a new research institute dedicated to the study of how the environment and society interact.

04/10/2008

The Museum of Modern Art is featuring a nanoscale picture by Michael Rouke, professor at KNI at Caltech, and his research team.

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