Kavli News

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.

03/24/2010

The Kavli Institute at Cornell for Nanoscale Science has announced the appointment of a new director and co-director -- appointments that will also bring a change in focus for the institute.

03/02/2010

A new study of gamma rays shows that less than a third of the emissions arise from black-hole-powered jets from active galaxies.

03/01/2010

Researchers have a newly precise way to measure the size and age of the universe and how rapidly it is expanding, on a par with other techniques.

02/23/2010

A massive planet outside our Solar System is being distorted and destroyed by its host star, a finding that helps explain the unexpectedly large size of the planet, WASP-12b.

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