Advancing Basic Science for Humanity
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.”
President Barack Obama met in the Oval Office the six U.S. recipients of the 2012 Kavli Prizes.
To the surprise of scientists, a higher fraction of binary star systems are found at the outskirts of a young star cluster than in its center, despite the gravitational pull of the cluster’s core.