Theoretical Physics News

11/02/2012

Ooguri Chosen for the Fellow of the American Mathematical Society

Hirosi Ooguri, Fred Kavli Chair at CalTech and Principal Investigator at Kavli IPMU is now a Fellow of the American Mathematical Society (AMS).

11/01/2012

NASA'S Fermi Measures Cosmic 'Fog' Produced by Ancient Starlight

Astronomers using data from NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope have made the most accurate measurement of starlight in the universe.

10/03/2012

University of Tokyo Honors Kavli Foundation and Nissin with Shokumon Awards

The Kavli Foundation was presented the “Shokumon Award” by the University of Tokyo.

09/29/2012

First Evidence that Yellow Supergiant Became Supernova

Researchers find evidence that the yellow supergiant star found at the location of supernova SN 2011dh was its progenitor.

07/31/2012

UCSB Professor Lars Bildsten Named Director of Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics

Lars Bildsten, professor of physics and a KITP permanent member was chosen to be the new director of the Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics.

07/30/2012

KITPC Holds Its Inaugural Outreach Program

Program attracts 70 students and teachers from 13 high schools in Beijing and Jiangsu Province.

07/25/2012

Hirosi Ooguri Receives Inaugural Simons Investigator Award

The Fred Kavli Professor of California Institute of Technology and a Principal Investigator of Kavli IPMUwill receive more than $1.3 million over the next ten years for his research.

06/08/2012

Theorem Unifies Superfluids and Other Weird Materials
Commonality can be used to predict or even design new materials that exhibit exreme behaviors.

05/31/2012

Seven Scientific Pioneers Receive the 2012 Kavli Prizes

Seven pioneering scientists have been named this year’s recipients of the Kavli Prizes – prizes that recognize scientists for their seminal advances in astrophysics, nanoscience and neuroscience, and include a cash award of one million dollars in each field.

05/30/2012

UC Santa Barbara's Kavli Institute Receives Two Grants to Explore Interface of Physics and Biology

The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation has awarded KITP $1.6 million for its ongoing interdisciplinary biology initiatives.

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