Kavli News

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.

04/02/2008

Astronomers, including MIT's Joshua Winn, reported the first observations of a plant in the middle stages of formation. 


03/19/2008

Scientists used to think most of the exchange of information between cells was conducted at the surface.

03/14/2008

A half-mile down in an old iron ore mine in Minnesota, incredibly sensitive detectors have been waiting for a particle of dark matter to make itself known.

03/04/2008

KNI at Caltech recently celebrated the completion of its new cleanroom facility -- a facility that includes nanotechnology-based platforms allowing scientists to detect a multitude of proteins in the body at one time.

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