Kavli News

06/03/2010

Eight scientists whose discoveries have dramatically expanded human understanding in the fields of astrophysics, nanoscience and neuroscience have been recognised with the award of the million-dollar Kavli Prizes.

05/18/2010

UC Santa Barbara Astrophysicists are the first to identify two white dwarf stars in an eclipsing binary system, allowing for the first direct radius measurement of a rare white dwarf.

05/14/2010

UCLA researchers and collaborators have developed a technique that could lead to a new generation of psychiatric medications

04/28/2010

David A. Weitz, co-director of KIBST, and Terry Sejnowsk, executive committee member of KIBM, have elected to the National Academy of Sciences (NAS). Kavli Prize laureate Sten Grillner was elected as a foreign associate.

04/22/2010

Handling light with any polarization and over broad range of angles, the new metamaterial could be particularly well suited for solar cells.

04/15/2010

Two new and independent studies have put Einstein's General Theory of Relativity to the test like never before. These results, made using NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory, show Einstein's theory is still the best game in town.

04/15/2010

Students nationwide are invited to submit entries for the USA Science & Engineering Festival Kavli Science Video Contest.

04/12/2010

To help journalists better understand the nature of astrophysics, Knight Science Journalism Fellowships at MIT will host a three-day intensive Kavli Jornalism Workshop on "The Universe."

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.

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