Advancing Basic Science for Humanity
An examination of middle-aged star clusters reveals an unexpectedly narrow age range among their stars, suggesting that large groups of stars evolve differently than previously understood.
Stories exploring the complexities of human biology, the influences of our fishy evolutionary forebears on how we look, and the enduring challenge of understanding cancer, are among the winners of the 2014 AAAS Kavli Science Journalism Awards.
Charles Munger has donated $65 million to KICP to create a residential hall — the largest in the school’s history, will be used to build and furnish a residence for KITP's visiting scientists.
Physicist Hitoshi Murayama addresses the critical importance of international science endeavors toward increasing peace and development around the world.
New data from the XMASS cryogenic dark matter detector rules out one form of dark matter, bosonic super-WIMPS.
At the White House, President Barack Obama welcomed the four American laureates of the 2014 Kavli Prizes.
Laureates were selected for pioneering work in cosmic inflation, nano-optics and brain networks for memory and cognition.
Inspired by mantis shrimp, researchers designed composite material stronger than the standard used in airplane frames.
A new study describes what are known as "Black Widow" pulsars, neutron stars that destroy their binary mate.
The 2014 Rossi Prize has been awarded to three researchers for their discovery in gamma rays of the large, unanticipated galactic structure now called the “Fermi bubbles.”