Kavli News

08/12/2009

Leading nanoscientist Paul S. Weiss has been named director of the California NanoSystems Institute at UCLA, and holder of the Fred Kavli Chair in Nanosystems Sciences.

08/10/2009

The first black holes in the universe had dramatic effects on their surroundings despite the fact that they were small and grew very slowly, according to recent supercomputer simulations carried out by astrophysicists wth the Kavli Institute for Particle Astrophysics and Cosmology.

07/27/2009

Researchers at TU Delft have succeeded in measuring the influence of a single electron on a vibrating carbon nanotube. 

07/21/2009

Physicists at the Caltech have developed a technique to determine the mass of a single molecule, in real time.

07/16/2009

The Financial Times discusses philanthropic support for basic scientific research with Fred Kavli and Mike Lazaridis, who both addressed a special plenary session at the World Conference of Science Journalists in London.

07/15/2009

Bowers is a pioneering professor of electrical and computer engineering and director of the campus's Institute for Energy Efficiency.

07/09/2009

By creating robust simulations of the early universe, astrophysicists now have the most detailed understanding of how the first stars formed.

06/17/2009

Researchers has found a planet around another star whose orbit is steeply tilted from the plane of the star's equator.

06/04/2009

Physicists at the California Institute of Technology have developed a nanoscale device that exploits the mechanical properties of light.

05/15/2009

Researchers at the University of Chicago have devised a test to detect remnants of the radiation emitted at the earliest moments of the universe.

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