Kavli News

02/07/2012

The Univeristy of Tokyo has joined the Kavli family with the Institute for the Physics and Mathematics of the Universe (Kavli IPMU).

02/02/2012

Thanks to the presence of a natural "zoom lens" in space, NASA's Hubble Space Telescope got a uniquely close-up look at the brightest "magnified" galaxy yet discovered.

01/30/2012

The Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics (KITP) at UC Santa Barbara has been awarded $2.5 million by the Simons Foundation to support the work of leading scientists on extended visits at the world-renowned research center.

01/10/2012

Using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, astronomers have uncovered a cluster of galaxies in the initial stages of development. It is the most distant such grouping ever observed in the early universe.

12/14/2011

New data helps astronomers understand the origin of cosmic rays and subatomic particles.

12/14/2011

An international team of scientists has discovered that the supernova that exploded in August –– dubbed the supernova of a generation –– was a "white dwarf."

12/12/2011

Analytical Pixels, is a new start-up company that emerged from a collaboration between Caltech’s Kavli Nanoscience Institute (KNI) and the Micro and Nanotechnologies Innovation Campus (Minatec).

12/05/2011

An international team of scientists has found the fastest-rotating massive star ever recorded. The star spins around its axis at the speed of 600 kilometers per second at the equator, a rotational velocity so high that the star is nearly tearing apart due to centrifugal forces.

12/02/2011

Simulations predict a larger number of small dwarf satellite galaxies around our Milky Way than are observed. Now work by KIPAC scientists has shown that this discrepancy is more universal.

11/28/2011

With assistance from the Earth's magnetic field, the Fermi Gamma-ray Telescope confirms a cosmic excess of antimatter positrons, but not the spike expected if evidence of dark matter.

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