Advancing Basic Science for Humanity
Director of Communications
The Kavli Foundation
An analysis of approximately 700 exoplanets demonstrates that circular orbits are the norm rather than the exception.
Tool makes it easier to design robots that can bend, twist.
UCSF scientists have discovered a mechanism the brain uses to compensate when speech sounds are obscured by noise.
Berkeley-Stanford team creates a system to visualize faint electric fields.
Findings offer insight into long-standing scientific question; reinforce use of fMRI for studies of brain activity.
The Kavli Foundation states its pleasure that the National Institute of Health’s efforts to advance the BRAIN Initiative are recognized with the passage of the 21st Century Cures Act.
An international group of astronomers illuminates the role rapidly spinning black holes play in tidal disruption events.
UCSF researchers identify crucial cells targeted by the virus.
Upgrades make detectors more sensitive to gravitational waves.
Astrophysicists at KITP will use a supercomputer to explore the driving forces behind mass loss in massive stars.