Kavli News

04/02/2010

The University of Chicago has named Michael S. Turner as director of its Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics, effective March 29, in an ongoing commitment to probing some of the most puzzling scientific questions about the origin and evolution of the universe.

03/30/2010

Directors of the Kavli Institute at Cornell for Nanoscale Science, Paul McEuen and David A. Muller, discuss the Institute's mission to push the technology of observation, measurement and control to ever-smaller dimensions.

03/24/2010

The Kavli Institute at Cornell for Nanoscale Science has announced the appointment of a new director and co-director -- appointments that will also bring a change in focus for the institute.

03/02/2010

A new study of gamma rays shows that less than a third of the emissions arise from black-hole-powered jets from active galaxies.

03/01/2010

Researchers have a newly precise way to measure the size and age of the universe and how rapidly it is expanding, on a par with other techniques.

02/23/2010

A massive planet outside our Solar System is being distorted and destroyed by its host star, a finding that helps explain the unexpectedly large size of the planet, WASP-12b.

02/22/2010

From how massive humpbacks glide through the sea with ease to the efficient way fungal spores fly,
applied mathematicians have excavated the equations behind a variety of complex phenomena.

02/22/2010

John P. Holdren and Ernst-Ludwig Winnacker, will join leaders of international science societies and academies to discuss international cooperation in science.

02/17/2010

Jets of particles streaming from black holes in far-away galaxies operate differently than previously thought.

02/16/2010

New images from NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope show where supernova remnants emit radiation a billion times more energetic than visible light. 

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