Kavli News


Science Writer Dennis Overbye of the New York Times wrote an article (April 19, 2005) profiling Fred Kavli and the activities of The Kavli Foundation.


Just as every house needs a foundation, every advance in science would not be possible without the underpinning of understanding that comes from basic, or fundamental, research.


Dedication of the Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics' new wing of Kohn Hall at University of California, Santa Barbara.


Professor Frank Wilczek, MIT's Herman Feshbach Professor of Physics, has won the 2004 Nobel Prize in physics for a "colorful" discovery in the world of quarks.


David J. Gross, director of KITP has been awarded the 2004 Nobel Prize in Physics.


Richard Axel and Linda Buck honored for discovering genetic coding that allows us to identify and distinguish thousands of smells.


MIT research on the most exciting questions in astrophysics and space science has been recognized by a $7.5 million gift from the Kavli Foundation that will jumpstart new studies of the cosmos.


Fred Kavli and The Kavli Foundation today announced the formation of seven new scientific research institutes at leading universities in the United States and Europe.


On the afternoon of Monday, March 17, the inauguration of the Kavli Institute for Particle Astrophysics and Cosmology at Stanford University and SLAC took place.


The Kavli Foundation have pledged $7.5 million to establish an institute that will focus on recent developments in astrophysics, high-energy physics and cosmology.