Kavli News

10/15/2010

New York University has received a $1.6 million National Science Foundation grant to upgrade its Structural DNA Nanotechnology facility -- a facility directed by Kavli Prize laureate Nadrian Seeman.

10/13/2010

In an opening speech before the Kavli Prize Science Forum: 2010 in Oslo, Norway's Minister of Foreign Affairs, Jonas Ghar Støre, pressed the need for recognizing the wide impact of global climate change.

10/05/2010

Two Kavli Institute members -- MIT's Nergis Mavalvala and Cornell's Michal Lipson -- are among this year's recipients of the MacArthur Fellowship, which recognizes people with exceptional creativity and promise.

09/29/2010

The Milky Way, thought to be the dominant gravitational force in forming the Magellanic Stream, is sidelined by a new computer simulation.

09/28/2010

John P. Holdren, Science Advisor to U.S. President Barack Obama, details need and efforts to mitigate "Global Climate Disruption."

09/27/2010

UC Santa Barbara astrophysicist Lars Bildsten, a permanent member of the Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics, has been awarded the Wayne Rosing, Simon and Diana Raab Chair in Theoretical Astrophysics in recognition of his pioneering contributions to the discipline.

09/22/2010

The Royal Society has awarded Celia Hoyles the first "Royal Society Kavli Education Medal," which recognizes an individual for a distinguished contribution to science or mathematics education.

09/20/2010

The American Physical Society has elected the University of Chicago's Michael S. Turner vice president as of Jan. 1, 2011. The election puts Turner in line to serve later as president-elect, president, and then past-president in successive years.

09/15/2010

Researchers have illuminated the molecular interactions that occur during the journey of messenger Ribonucleic acid (RNA) molecules from the nucleus into the cytoplasm.

09/14/2010

Estate turned Centre will host a broad array of high-level meetings, and provide an environment that historically has given rise to scientific breakthroughs.

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