Theoretical Physics

Peek in a classroom at the Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics. (Graphic cropped) Courtesy of KITP

"My goal in establishing these institutes is to support research at the frontiers of science. I feel that it is especially important to pursue the most far-reaching opportunities and challenges and to seek answers to the most fundamental questions." - Fred Kavli, Founder, The Kavli Foundation

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Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics at the University of California, Santa Barbara brings together diverse groups of physicists and other scientists for timely, intellectually provocative inquiries. Its research encompasses the disciplines of particle and nuclear physics, astrophysics and cosmology, condensed-matter physics and atomic and molecular physics, as well as emerging and interdisciplinary fields such as biophysics, neurophysics and mathematical physics. David Gross is director. Read More

 
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Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics China at the Chinese Academy of Sciences is modeled after the Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Based in Beijing, the institute hosts major programs organized by international groups of scientists, with close to 100 researchers invited to three-month events. Yue-Liang Wu is director. Read More